Maple Walnut Cookies

Nancy Allen


These are wonderful cookies with lots of maple flavor. They remind me of Fall!


★★★★★ 1 vote

3 Dozen
10 Min
10 Min


  • 1 1/4 c
    firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
    butter flavored crisco
  • 2 Tbsp
    maple syrup
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    maple extract
  • 1
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 30 to 40
    walnut halves

How to Make Maple Walnut Cookies


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line your baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Place brown sugar, shortening, maple syrup, vanilla, and maple extract in large bowl; Beat at medium speed of mixer until well blended. Add egg; beat well.
  3. Combine flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon. Add to shortening mixture; beat at low speed just until blended. Stir in chopped walnuts.
  4. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 3 inches apart onto parchment paper on sheet. Press walnut half into center of each cookie.
  5. Bake one cookie sheet at a time at 350 for 8-10 minutes for chewy cookies, or 11 to 13 minutes for crisp cookies. Do not overbake. Cool cookies completely. Makes 3 dozen

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About Maple Walnut Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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