Maple Sugar Cookies

Maple Sugar Cookies

Hi everyone, HAPPY HOLIDAYS! It’s Jenn from Deliciously Sprinkled back to share a delicious holiday recipe with you!

These Maple Sugar Cookies are the perfect holiday cookie. Every time I make these cookies I think about the movie Elf, where he puts maple syrup on everything! LOL It’s one of my favorite Christmas movies.

And speaking of favorites, these Maple Sugar Cookies are delicious! These cookies have all the flavors you love from a soft sugar cookie but with a hint of maple syrup. And the maple syrup glaze is to die for, I mean it doesn’t get much better than these cookies.

YUMMY, enjoy! 🙂

 

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Maple Sugar Cookies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 24 Cookies

These cookies have all the flavors you love from a soft sugar cookie but with a hint of maple syrup.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookie recipes, maple sugar cookie, sugar cookie recipes

Ingredients

Cookies:

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup SALTED butter 2 sticks, softened
  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar for rolling

Maple Icing:

  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream or milk
  • 3 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.
  2. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, and baking powder in a medium size bowl. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, using an electric or stand mixer, cream together the butter, and granulated sugar until combined.
  4. Add egg yolks, vanilla extract and maple syrup.
  5. Add flour mixture and mix until just combined. DO NOT OVERMIX!
  6. Using a cookie scoop or ice cream scoop, scoop dough into balls about 2 Tablespoons each, roll in sugar and place onto prepared baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until tops of cookies start to crack. Let cool for 5 minutes on baking sheet before moving them to a wire rack. Let cool completely on wire rack.

Make Maple Icing:

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together melted butter, heavy cream and maple syrup. Gradually stir in powdered sugar until smooth. Drizzle on top of cooled cookies.

Nutrition Facts
Maple Sugar Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 267 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 53mg18%
Sodium 122mg5%
Potassium 47mg1%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 364IU7%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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  1. Hi There! I love this cookie recipe. It smells so good while baking and the cookies are delicious. However, mine came out flat. I’d love to be able to make some that look like yours – light, fluffy and chewy! Any suggestions? Did I soften the butter too much? Should I try more baking powder? Thanks for this recipe. I’m hoping I’ll be able to perfect it and add it to my holiday cookie list, for giving gifts 🙂

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