Chewy Maple Cookies

Total Time: 30 Minutes

Servings - 3 Dozen


  • 1/2 cup shortening

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 large egg

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut


  • In a bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in the egg, syrup and vanilla until well mixed. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to the creamed mixture. Stir in coconut.

  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.


Nutrition Facts

2 each: 186 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 133 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

Recipe From Taste of Home.  Originally as Chewy Maple Cookies in Taste of Home February/March 1998


Maple Producers of NE Ohio are dedicated to the production of quality maple syrup products through the education of the producers and public using proper forest management, stewardship and latest technology and techniques while still preserving the maple heritage.

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