Maple Leaf Cookies

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  • 1 hr 15 min prep time
  • 1 hr 45 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 54 servings

Ingredients

1
cup butter, softened
1
cup powdered sugar
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon maple flavor or extract
1
egg
2
cups all purpose or unbleached flour
1/2
cup walnuts, toasted, finely chopped*
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted

Directions

  1. 1 In large bowl, combine butter, powdered sugar and brown sugar; beat until fluffy. Add maple flavor and egg; beat well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add flour and walnuts; beat just until combined. Dough will be soft.
  2. 2 Spoon half of dough onto sheet of plastic wrap. Wrap; shape into disk. Repeat with remaining dough. Place dough in freezer for 20 to 30 minutes or until firm.
  3. 3 Heat oven to 350°F. On floured surface, roll 1 disk of chilled dough to 1/4-inch thickness. With 3-inch maple leaf-shaped cookie cutter, cut out cookies; place on ungreased cookie sheets. If dough becomes sticky, wrap and chill briefly in freezer.
  4. 4 Bake cookies at 350°F. for 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets; place on wire racks. Cool 15 minutes or until completely cooled.
  5. 5 Place melted chocolate in small resealable plastic bag. Cut tiny hole in corner of bag. Squeeze chocolate onto cookies to make veins on leaves.

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