Soft Maple Brown Sugar Cookies
These heavenly Soft Maple Brown Sugar Drop Cookies are so soft, thick and amazing to bite into and they're perfected with warm ingredients like maple syrup, brown sugar, applesauce and cinnamon (yum!) inside and then the tops of the cookies are dipped and dripping in a super easy, buttery maple syrup icing!
Servings: 14 Cookies
Soft Batch Maple Brown Sugar Cookies
- 1/2 cup butter room temperature or dairy-free butter option
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- ½ cup applesauce
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 & 3/4 cups all purpose flour
- 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp salt
Buttery Maple Glaze - Will cover 2 batches of cookies if you do a double batch.
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter or dairy-free butter option
- 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
- 1 ¼ cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
- ¼ teaspoon salt
Softest Maple Brown Sugar Cookies
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, salt and baking powder and set aside.
Using mixer, cream the butter and brown sugar together for 2 minutes, then add maple syrup until mixed well.
Add in applesauce, vanilla extract and beat for an additional minute. Add in flour mixture and mix to incorporate. You should have a very soft dough.
Using a 1 ½ tablespoon or medium cookie scoop to scoop cookies onto prepared cookie sheets.
Bake cookies for 12 minutes. Remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to sit on the baking sheet, untouched, for 10 minutes.
Buttery Maple Icing
Using microwave, melt the butter and maple syrup together for 1 ½ - 2 minutes. Once the butter has melted, remove from microwave and whisk in the sifted confectioners’ sugar and salt. Set glaze aside and allow to cool and thicken while cookies cool. If icing is too thick, heat up in microwave 15-30 second increments to get icing consistency needed.
Dip each cookie into the maple icing by dipping the tops in, then place dipped cookies on wire rack or parchment paper to set.
Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 187mg | Potassium: 93mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 304IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg