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Maple Walnut Cookies

Maple Walnut Cookies, an easy cut out cookie to welcome fall. Click thru for the easy recipe http://wp.me/p3sX9D-c

Maple Walnut Cookies is a very easy made from scratch cookie recipe. This is a shortbread cookie dough recipe, it has not eggs, and you can make this cookie dough using a favorite cookie cutter for any season.

Ingredients

Maple Cinnamon Glaze

Instructions

  1. Combine the flour and salt and chopped walnuts in a small bowl.
  2. Using a large bowl, beat the butter and confectioners sugar for about 3 minutes just until it is light and fluffy and then mix in the maple flavoring.
  3. Using low speed add in the flour mixture just until blended and dough forms. Remove the dough and separate into 2 disks. Cover with plastic wrap and chill at least 2 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  5. Roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thick. Cut out shapes with your favorite cookie cutter and place on parchment lined cookie sheets. Chill for 15 minutes.
  6. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes or just until the edges are lightly brown.
  7. Cool on wire rack.

Maple Cinnamon Glaze

  1. Mix together the sugar, maple syrup and cinnamon. If the mixture is not melting into a thick paste, add a few drops of water at a time and keep stirring. You want the mixture to be on the thicker side, not too runny. It will adhere to the cookies better and will harden.

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