Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles

  (Utica, New York)
Honey, Raw Honey, Maple Syrup
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Maple Spice Cookies


2  ½ C flour
½ t cinnamon
½ t baking powder
¼ t salt
¼ t baking soda
1/8 t nutmeg
6 T sugar
¼ C butter, browned and chilled
½ C maple syrup
2 egg whites, divided
2 inches of scraped vanilla bean or ½ tsp vanilla extract*
1/3 C chopped pecans
2 T Muscovado sugar


  1. Whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, baking soda and nutmeg
  2. In a separate bowl cream together browned butter and sugar; slowly add maple syrup, vanilla and 1 egg white
  3. Combine flour and butter mixtures, beating until blended
  4. Divide dough in half, form a ball and cover with plastic wrap. Chill until firm
  5. Heat oven to 350°
  6. Pulse Muscovado sugar (or more regular sugar) and pecans in food processor until coarse
  7. Roll dough to a generous 1/8 in thickness and cut out cookies with cookie cutters
  8. Place on greased cookie sheets, brush tops with reserved egg white and sprinkle with sugar-pecan mixture
  9. Bake until lightly golden, about 12 minutes
  10. Remove from pan to cool

* Or ½ teaspoon of ground vanilla beans

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