Maple Brown Sugar Cookies

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“I got this recipe from my great grandmother years ago before she passed on. We make these a lot in the fall as the maple flavor reminds us of the leaves falling. We also add finely chopped pecans to give it a little crunch. Prep time does not include chill time.”
36-40 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large bowl combine sugars and butter; beat until light and fluffy.
  2. Add vanilla and egg; blend well.
  3. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
  4. Stir in flour until well blended.
  5. Divide dough into thirds; cover with plastic wraps.
  6. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  7. In medium bowl, combine cookie dough and maple extract, blend well.
  8. Shape mixture into 1"; place 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  9. With glass dipped in sugar, flatten to about 1/4" thickness.
  10. Bake for 6-9 minutes.
  11. Cook cookies 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet.
  12. VARIATION: To make as cut out cookies.
  13. Chill dough in refrigerator for 15 minutes to harden and then roll out on lightly floured board.
  14. Roll out to 1/4" thickness and cut cookies accordingly.
  15. Bake for 6 to 9 minutes.

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