Brown Sugar Maple Pecan

Brown Sugar Maple Pecan

Ingredients
1-1/2 stick butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1/2 tbsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup pure maple syrup 
1-3/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 cup chopped pecans

Maple icing
Ingredients
2 tbsp butter
1/3 cup pure maple syrup
1 cup confectioners sugar
pinch of salt to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. In a stand mixer cream butter with brown sugar, and granulated sugar until well combined. 
  3. Beat in egg, egg yolk, vanilla extract and maple syrup until fluffy. 
  4. Mix in dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon) until well combined. 
  5. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  6. Using a 1 oz ice cream scoop or a cookie scoop to scoop cookie dough.
  7. Place cookie dough ball on prepared baking sheet.  Space balls of cookie dough evenly on baking sheet. 
  8. Bake for 7 minutes, and then spin the baking sheet, and bake for another 6 or 7 minutes.
  9. Let them sit on the baking pan for 2 minutes before removing to cooling rack.
  10. Prepare maple icing. 
  11. Once cookies cool completely, dip them in drizzle them with maple icing. Let stand until glaze is set, at least 20 minutes.

Directions for Maple Icing

  1. Melt butter in a small sauce pan, and add maple syrup.
  2. Once the butter has melted remove from heat and whisk in confectioners sugar.
  3. Add a pinch of salt.
  4. Drizzle icing over cooled cookies, and allow icing to set for about an hour.


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