Thursday, September 27, 2012

Maple Sugar Cookies

Fall means leaves are turning colors and the smell of maple syrup is in the air. Try these tasty cookies and savor the season.

Another recommended recipe is Almond Crunch Cookies found on page 171 in Tastes & Treasures cookbook.

Maple Sugar Cookies

2 sticks soft butter (not oleo!)
2 cups flour
3/4 cups sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
2 tsp. maple extract
Pecan halves

Beat butter and sugar together in large bowl until creamy. Blend in salt and flour. Stir in maple extract.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Roll in balls (jaw breaker size). Place on greased cookie sheet and flatten to 1/2 thickness of dough ball. Top with a pecan half.

Bake at 375 for 12 to 15 min.