Frosted Maple Pecan White Chip Cookies

Frosted Maple Pecan White Chip Cookies

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2
20 min.
prep
44 min.
total
60 cookies (5 dozen)

These pretty Frosted Maple Pecan White Chip Cookies are flavored with maple and vanilla morsels and topped with a simple maple frosting. Easy to make, yet elegant enough for special guests.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup pecan halves (about 60)
  • MAPLE FROSTING
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 or more tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
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PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

COMBINE flour and baking soda in a medium bowl. Beat brown sugar, vegetable shortening, butter, eggs, maple flavoring and vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels and chopped pecans. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 9 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Spread with Maple Frosting; top each cookie with pecan half.

FOR MAPLE FROSTING:
COMBINE
powdered sugar, milk, butter and maple flavoring in a medium bowl; stir until smooth.

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Unique and Delicious!

Just made a batch for the first time and I'm very happy that I found this recipe! They are light, moist and wonderfully different than the typical chocolate chip cookie. I'm sure I'll be making these again and again.

- Michelle Ingram

yummmmmy

I couldn't find maple flavoring, so I used almond extract. Oh my, these cookies are now a family favorite. They are very sweet, but oh so good!! If you can make chocolate chip cookies from scratch, you can certainly do these!! MMM Very good!

- KIMBERLY MCRAE from PORTERVILLE, CA

Great Cookie

If you are looking for something besides choclate chip to bake, these are great! I took some to work as a pre-tasting to our office cookie exchange and overwhelming majority said to include them! The cookies are very sweet. I made some with and without the icing. Either way, they are VERY tasty!

- Gail Milton from Arlington, TN

Wonderful

I just baked these cookies, they are wonderful. I also did not put the frosting on them. They were sweet enough without it.

- Stacy C. from Indianapolis

Outstanding flavor!

I just finished baking a batch of these cookies and they are already a family favorite. The maple flavor is not too overpowering, and the cookies are moist and tasty. I substituted 1 cup of butterscotch morsels for the white chocolate, baking them at 370 for 10 minutes. I plan to save some to share with coworkers tomorrow, and I only do that with my best results!

- Erin Brooks from Loganville, GA

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/60 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 60

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 180
  • Calories from Fat: 80
  • Total Fat: 9g (15% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 4g (20% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 15mg (5% of DV)
  • Sodium: 70mg (3% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 24g (8% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g (0% of DV)
  • Sugars: 18g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 2% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 2% of DV
  • Iron: 4% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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