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Chewy Maple Sugar Cookies

Chewy Maple Sugar Cookies

Chewy Maple Sugar Cookies

What’s better than a yummy sugar cookie? A sugar cookie made sweetened with maple syrup! Even better? The maple glaze on these cookies adds the perfect touch.

  • Author: Addie Gundry
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cookies 1x
  • Category: Bakery


  • Cookies
    • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Maple Icing
    • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted
    • 1/4 cup heavy cream
    • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
    • 33 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar


  1. For the cookies: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and 1 1/4 cups of the granulated sugar on medium-high speed until combined. Add the egg yolks, vanilla, and maple syrup. Slowly add the flour mixture and mix just until combined.
  4. Put the remaining 1/4 cup granulated sugar in a small bowl. Using a cookie scoop, shape the dough into 2-inch balls, then roll them in the sugar to coat. Place on the prepared baking sheets about 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, until the tops of the cookies start to crack.
  6. Cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  7. For the maple icing: In a medium bowl, combine the melted butter, cream, and maple syrup. Slowly add the confectioners’ sugar and mix until smooth.
  8. Drizzle the icing over the cooled cookies and serve.

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