Spiced Sugar Cookies with Maple Glaze

The perfect dessert for your Thanksgiving buffet, our Spiced Sugar Cookies are made with Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix and topped with a maple syrup glaze.

  • Prep Time 60 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 24

Cookies

1
pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground ginger
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8
teaspoon ground cloves
1/3
cup butter, softened
1
egg

Maple Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
3
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
1
tablespoon water

Decorations

Betty Crocker™ yellow sugar
Orange nonpareils
Betty Crocker™ chocolate candy sprinkles
24
miniature chocolate chips

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, stir together cookie mix, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves. Add butter and egg; mix until dough forms a ball.
  • 2 On floured surface with rolling pin, roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with assorted cookie cutters; place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, beat powdered sugar and syrup with whisk until smooth. Gradually add water, a few drops at a time, beating until a thick glaze forms. Spread glaze over cooled cookies. Decorate with sanding sugars, sprinkles and chocolate chips.

Expert Tips

Make whatever shapes match your theme. I chose turkeys and leaf shapes to match my table.

You can bake the cookies ahead of time and freeze them until you’re ready to decorate them.