If you are after some delicious plain cookies for afternoon tea, you can’t go past these Maple Cookies. They have a delicate maple flavour, and are light and crisp on the outside and slightly chewy in the middle. You won’t want to stop at one!
Recipe type: Cookies
- 1½ sticks (170 g) butter, melted and cooled slightly
- 1 cups sugar + ¼ cup for coating cookie balls
- 1 large egg
- ¼ cup maple syrup
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 2 cups plain flour
- Line cookie sheets with baking paper.
- In a large bowl, mix melted butter and 1 cup sugar. Add egg, syrup, baking soda, and vanilla. Mix in flour. Stir until well-combined.
- Cover mixing bowl, and allow your dough to chill in the fridge for at least an hour, or freeze for 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 deg C (175 deg C)
- Pull your bowl out of the fridge. Roll your dough into 1-1/2 inch balls with your palms.
- Fill a small bowl with remaining ½ cup sugar. Roll each ball in the sugar to coat.
- Line cookie sheet with baking paper. Place cookie balls at least 2 inches apart on your cookie sheet. Press down with the back of a spoon.
- Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until golden brown.
Adapted from Just Putzing Around the Kitchen. They are especially wonderful just warm from the oven.