Maple Pecan Frosted Maple Cookies

Maple Pecan Frosted Maple Cookies

What You'll Need:

For Cookies:
1 cup Butter
2 cups Powdered Sugar
2 Eggs
1 1/2 tablespoons Milk
1/4 cup Maple Syrup
1 teaspoon Maple Extract
3 cups Flour
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 teaspoon Salt
For Frosting:
4 cups Powdered Sugar
1 cup Butter
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 teaspoon Maple Extract
3/4-1 cup of finely chopped Pecans


Courtesy of L-Eats Sweet Treats
Dificulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 1 Hour (Not including cooling time)

How to Make Maple Pecan Frosted Cookies

Warm up this spring with Maple Pecan Frosted Maple Cookies, courtesy of L-Eats Sweet Treats! Each cookie is full of tasty maple syrup and topped with a pecan frosting.
  • 1 *Baking cookies*

    The following steps are for baking the cookies.

  • 2 Cream butter & sugar

    In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

  • 3 Add eggs & maple extract

    Beat in eggs and maple extract.

  • 4 Add syrup and half and half

    Add the syrup and the half and half and continue mixing.

  • 5 Add baking soda and salt

    Mix in the baking soda and salt. Mix well.

  • 6 Add flour

    Add the flour and mix until combined.

  • 7 Bake cookies

    Bake in a 350 degree oven for 9-10 minutes.

  • 8 Allow to cool

    Allow the cookies to cool while making the frosting.

  • 9 *Making the frosting*

    The following steps are for making the frosting.

  • 10 Add butter

    Add softened sticks of butter to the mixer.

  • 11 Add vanilla and maple extract

    Add vanilla and maple extract to the mixer.

  • 12 Mix

    Mix until the butter and extracts are completely mixed.

  • 13 Add powdered sugar and mix

    Add the powdered sugar. Beat on low until the powdered sugar is incorporated. Move the mixer up to a medium speed. Scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl often. When completely mixed, the frosting may appear dry. If so, add a dash of milk.

  • 14 Add pecans

    Mix the pecans into the frosting by hand.

  • 15 Complete cookies

    Frost the cookies.