Menu

Maple-Nut Cookies with Maple Icing

  • Save Recipe
Maple-Nut Cookies with Maple Icing
  • Prep 1 hr 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 42
  • Save
  • Print
  • Pinterest
  • Facebook
  • Email
Ready to Make?
  • Save
  • Shop
  • Share
  • Keep Screen On
It's all about fall with these maple pecan cookies! They double up on the maple ingredients and are the perfect theme for the season that calls for nothing but flavor. Grab your apron and get baking, because these maple nut cookies will be a fall favorite for sure.
Updated Oct 26, 2020

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 3/4 cup pecan halves
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple flavor
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

Icing

  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavor

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In 8-inch square pan, bake pecans 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown. Spread nuts on cutting board; cool 5 minutes. Finely chop.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until fluffy. Beat in 1/2 teaspoon maple flavor and the egg until well blended. Stir in flour and chopped toasted pecans.
  • 3
    Shape dough into 1-inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart. Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped in granulated sugar.
  • 4
    Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 5
    In small bowl, mix icing ingredients until smooth; drizzle over cookies.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To soften 1 cup butter, microwave unwrapped butter in glass bowl or measuring cup uncovered on High 15 to 30 seconds.
  • tip 2
    Not a fan of pecans? Use walnuts instead.

Nutrition

100 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 10g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
6%
Sodium
35mg
1%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
© 2021 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved