Easy Maple Creams

Easy Maple Creams

The chocolate drizzle is the perfect complement to the maple flavor of this candy.

30 min. prep time
48 candies
141 Rating



1/2 cup butterscotch-flavored chips
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon maple extract
2 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar


1 1/2 squares (1 1/2-ounces) semi-sweet baking chocolate
1 teaspoon shortening


Combine butterscotch chips, butter, cream cheese and extract in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth (3 to 5 minutes). Remove from heat. Beat with wire whisk until very smooth. Stir in powdered sugar by hand, 1 cup at a time, until mixture is smooth. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

Shape mixture into 3/4-inch balls. Place onto waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Flatten balls with bottom of glass to 1/4-inch thickness.

Melt chocolate and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth (1 to 2 minutes).

Drizzle melted chocolate over candies with fork. Refrigerate until firm (at least 2 hours). Cover; store refrigerated.

Nutrition Facts (1 candy)

Calories: 50

Fat: 2.5g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 15mg

Carbohydrates: 8g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 0g

Recipe #9183©1996Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Very easy to make. Not as maple of a flavor as I wanted so next time I will add a little more maple and see how it works out.

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