Maple Cookies with Chopped Walnuts

California Walnut Board
  • Yield: 3 dozens
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins


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

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 110
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 2.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 65mg
  • Potassium 40mg
  • Carbohydrate 11g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 2%