Frosted Maple Cookies

Frosted Maple Cookies

"Living in New England, I've come to appreciate the unique qualities of our area. Many people here enjoy the flavor of maple in their recipes, and I love this adaptation of an old favorite."
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30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 24 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in sour cream and maple flavoring. Combine flour, salt and baking soda; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in nuts. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.
  2. For frosting, in a small saucepan, heat butter over low heat until golden brown. Remove from the heat; blend in confectioners' sugar, maple flavoring and enough water to achieve spreading consistency. Frost cookies.


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I only used the frosting recipe to frost donuts, but I had to add more maple flavoring because it tasted too much like confectioner's sugar when made how it is listed above. It is really up to y...

My family loves these cookies. This recipe came from Betty Crocker's "Cooky" Cookbook. I make the frosting a little thin and then dip the cookies in the frosting. The frosting dries nicely fi...

My family really enjoyed these cookies. The kids loved them because they were very cake like. My husband and I agree that they were good but a little too cake like for us. We did not have nuts b...

Have not made these yet, but they sound heavenly. Maple is such a wonderful flavor, bet the house will smell absolutely d e l i c i o u s! As it is now almost November, I will be baking soon!

Don't know what happened, but my cookies didn't come out looking smooth & rounded like the picture accompanying the recipe. When I dropped them by the spoonful, they came out "jagged". Next time...

I liked the cookie very much. The only reason I did not give it 5 stars is because of the directions. I was not sure the icing was correct. The directions were vague. I ended up with a hard pral...

Made exactly as recipe stated. Mine came out a bit darker in color, I think it is because of the maple flavoring I used. After frosting them, I dusted them with icing sugar...look fabulous and...

Very yummy. Nice with a cup of tea on a cold day!

Surprisingly, even with a tablespoon of maple flavoring in the cookies, they don't have a real strong maple flavor. But with the maple frosting, these are very good. The cookies are soft and c...

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