Maple Walnut Cookies

These hearty cookies are a perfect wintry blend of maple and walnuts.

Serves: 24 Save

Ingredients (15)

  • Cookies:
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cup self-rising flour
  • 2 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Icing:
  • 4 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 3 to 4 tablespoon milk

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  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine butter, sugars, eggs, flavoring, and salt and beat until just combined. Add flours, 1 cup at a time. If dough is sticky to the touch, add more self-rising flour in 1/4 cup increments until smooth. Stir in walnuts.
  3. Scoop onto insulated baking sheet one dozen at a time. Bake in center of oven 10 to 13 minutes, until cookies are puffy and beginning to turn tan. Remove from oven and let cool.
  4. Meanwhile, mix icing ingredients until texture is smooth and thick. Add more milk or sugar to achieve a creamy texture. Ice cookies.