Maple Walnut Cookies

Submitted by: Alanna on November 29, 2010

Great maple flavor-do not use real butter in these or they will be flat instead of puffy.

Servings: 3 dozen      Cook Time: 8 - 13 min  

Ingredients

1 1/4 firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup butter flavored Crisco
2 Tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp maple extract
1 egg
1 3/4 cup flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.


Place brown sugar, shortening, maple syrup, vanilla and maple extract in large bowl. Beat at med. speed until well-blended. Add egg. Beat well.

Combine all dry ingredients. Add to creamed mixture. Beat at low speed until just blended. Stir in walnuts.

Drop onto parchment 3” apart. Bake 8-10 min for chewy cookies or 11-13 for crisp. Do not over bake. Cool 2 min before removing cookies.

Makes 3 doz.

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