Frosted Maple Spice Drops
35 min
1 hr 15 min



3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1/4 cup milk

1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/8 teaspoon salt


3 ounces cream cheese, softened

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 1/4 cups powdered sugar

2 tablespoons maple syrup

1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

1/4 teaspoon maple flavoring

36 pecan halves

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg, milk and 1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring; continue beating until well mixed. Add all remaining cookie ingredients. Beat at low speed until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Drop dough by level teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set. Transfer to wire rack. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine cream cheese and 2 tablespoons butter in small bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add all remaining frosting ingredients except pecans. Beat at low speed until smooth and creamy. Spread 1 teaspoon frosting on each cookie; top with pecan half.


5Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
55Sodium (mg)
14Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)


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  September 25, 2009

These cookies are AMAZING!!! I made them once and have had neighbors and family begging me to make them another batch!!!!!

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