Maple Walnut Cookies

Maple Walnut Cookies
Photo by Kyle Dreier / styling by Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 2


1cup butter
1cup granulated sugar
1cup brown sugar
2large eggs
1cup whole wheat flour
1 1/2 to 2cups self-rising flour
2cups walnuts, coarsely chopped
1teaspoon maple flavoring
1teaspoon salt
4tablespoons butter
2cups powdered sugar
1teaspoon maple flavoring
3 to 4tablespoons milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine butter, sugars, eggs, flavoring, and salt and beat until just combined. Add flours, 1 cup at a time. If dough is sticky to the touch, add more self-rising flour in 1/4 cup increments until smooth. Stir in walnuts.
  3. Scoop onto insulated baking sheet one dozen at a time. Bake in center of oven 10 to 13 minutes, until cookies are puffy and beginning to turn tan. Remove from oven and let cool.
  4. Meanwhile, mix icing ingredients until texture is smooth and thick. Add more milk or sugar to achieve a creamy texture. Ice cookies.


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 295
  • Fat 17g
  • Cholesterol 43mg
  • Sodium 273mg
  • Carbohydrate 35g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Protein 4g