Maple Dream Cookie Recipe from Rabbit Hill Inn. This is real deal maple goodness!
Maple Dream Cookie Recipe
Preheat oven to 350 degrees / Recipe yields approx 48 cookies
Cookie Batter Ingredients: Have parchment paper on hand
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup shortening
2 cups light brown sugar, packed
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 tsp maple syrup (or extract if necessary)
3 cups unbleached flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 cup white chocolate morsels
In large bowl, cream together butter and shortening. Add brown sugar and mix until well combined. Beat in eggs one at a time. Stir in the vanilla and maple syrup. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, combine flour and baking soda. Thoroughly blend this flour mixture with the creamed mixture. Add the pecans and white chocolate morsels. Mix well.
Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased or parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes or until cookie edges begin to golden in color. Remove pan from oven and let cool for three minutes. Then, transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool fully.
Frosting Ingredients: Make ahead and set aside
4 cups confectioners sugar
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
6 – 8 Tbsp milk
1 tsp maple syrup (or extract)
1 cup pecan halves
In medium bowl, combine confectioners sugar and butter. Mix well.
Stir in maple syrup and milk until you achieve a thick frosting consistency.
Frost each cookie and place a pecan half on top.
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