Spiced Sugar Cookies with Maple Glaze

Blogger Bree Hester of bakedbree.com shares an adorable addition to your Thanksgiving kids’ table with this Spiced Sugar Cookies with Maple Glaze recipe that can be decorated to match your holiday theme.

  • 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.