One of my favorite Christmas traditions is baking cookies with my kids. We typically host a cookie exchange for my daughter’s friends, so we are often baking up a storm. One of our favorite cookies to make are snickerdoodles. If you have ever had those yummy, cinnamon sugar treats then you know why. We love the flavor of maple and decided to add some to our traditional cookie recipe and the results were amazing! If you are looking for a cookie recipe for a holiday cookie exchange or just to gift to friends and neighbors, this Maple Snickerdoodles Cookie Recipe is it!
MAPLE SNICKERDOODLES COOKIE RECIPE
HOW MANY MAPLE SNICKERDOODLES WILL THIS RECIPE MAKE?
This recipe will make 2 dozen cookies.
HOW DO I MAKE MAPLE SNICKERDOODLES?
Combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Add the butter, sugar, and brown sugar in the mixing bowl. In a stand mixer, cream the butter and both sugars together until light and fluffy. Add in the maple syrup, vanilla, and egg in with the butter and sugar mixture and beat until all of the ingredients are well combined.
In the large bowl sift the dry ingredients.
Slowly, a little at a time add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until a dough forms. Cover the bowl and place the dough in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour to chill.
After the dough has been chilled, scoop out the dough and roll it into 1 1/2 balls. Roll the dough balls in the cinnamon sugar.
Place the cookie dough balls on the prepared cookie sheets.
Bake the cookies at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes, or until the tops of the cookies have cracked and the cookies are set.
If you are looking for a new cookie recipe to leave for Santa, try this one. A little elf told me he loves the flavor of maple!
Maple Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe
We love the flavor of maple and decided to add some to our traditional snickerdoodle recipe and the results were amazing! This Maple Snickerdoodles Cookie Recipe is the perfect recipe for a holiday cookie exchange.
- Maple Snickerdoodles Ingredients:
- 3/4 C unsalted butter softened
- 3/4 C sugar
- 1/4 C brown sugar
- 1/4 C maple syrup
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1 large egg
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 2 1/4 C flour
- 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp cream of tartar
- 1 tsp salt
- Cinnamon Sugar Coating Ingredients:
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon
- Prep cookie sheets with parchment paper.
- Combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.
- Add the butter, sugar, and brown sugar in the mixing bowl. Cream the butter and both sugars together until light and fluffy.
- Add in the maple syrup, vanilla, and egg in with the butter and sugar mixture.
- Beat until all of the ingredients are well combined.
- In the large bowl sift the dry ingredients.
- Slowly, a little at a time add these ingredients into the wet ingredients.
- Put the dough in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
- Scoop out the dough into 1 1/2 balls.
- Roll the dough balls in the cinnamon sugar.
- Place the dough balls on the prepared cookie sheets.
- Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes. (Or until the tops of the cookies have cracked and the cookies are set).
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