Maple Cookies with Chopped Walnuts

  • Yield 3 dozens
  • Prep 10 mins
  • Cook 15 mins

Maple syrup brings a taste of fall to these buttery walnut cookies.

California Walnut Board


12 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 large egg
1/2 cup pure maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Beat the butter and brown sugar until smooth. Mix in the egg.  Mix in the maple syrup and vanilla extract.  Stir in the baking powder, salt, flour and walnuts.
  3. Place on parchment paper lined baking sheets 1 1/2 inches apart. Bake until light golden brown, about 15 minutes.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Emily Luchetti.



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