Maple Moons
72
cookies
60 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cookie

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

3 ounces cream cheese, softened

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 teaspoon maple flavoring

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Drizzle

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons maple flavoring

3 to 5 teaspoons water

2/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine butter and cream cheese in large bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add brown sugar and 1 teaspoon maple flavoring; continue beating until smooth. Add flour and baking soda; beat at low speed until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate until firm.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat oven to 350°F. 

  3. STEP 3

    Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll each ball into a 3-inch rope. Place onto ungreased cookie sheets. Form into crescent shape; pinch ends and flatten middle slightly. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets. Place onto wire racks over waxed paper; cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Whisk together powdered sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoons maple flavoring, and enough water for desired drizzling consistency in small bowl until smooth. Drizzle glaze over cooled cookies; drizzle with melted chocolate. Let stand 2 hours or until chocolate is set.

  5. STEP 5

    Store cookies between sheets of waxed paper in container with tight-fitting lid.

Tip #1

To melt chocolate, place chocolate chips into small microwave-safe bowl Microwave on Medium (50% power) 1 1/2-2 minutes or until chips are melted. Spoon into small reasealable plastic food storage bag. Snip small hole in one corner of bag. Drizzle chocolate over cookies.

Nutrition

60Calories
3Fat (mg)
5Cholesterol (mg)
30Sodium (mg)
9Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  December 03, 2012

This is an excellent and relatively easy recipe to the great and tasty result!!

— says kathleen
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