Maple Pecan Cookies

  • ¾ cups Butter Flavor Crisco
  • 1¼ cups light brown sugar; firmly packed
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • 1½ teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 3 cups quick cook oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup Pecan Valley Pecan Pieces
  • Maple Frosting
  • 30 Pecan Valley Pecan Halves
  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Grease baking sheets with Butter-Flavor Crisco.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine Crisco, light brown sugar, egg, milk, vanilla and maple flavoring in a large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
  4. In another bowl, combine oats, flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Mix into creamed mixture at low speed just until blended.
  5. Stir in nuts.
  6. Drop by rounded tablespoons of dough 2 inch apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  8. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet.
  9. Remove to kitchen counter.
  10. Frost top with frosting mixture and garnish with a pecan half.
Maple Frosting

  • 1 can vanilla cake frosting
  • Maple flavoring to taste
  1. Mix vanilla frosting with maple flavoring to your desired taste.
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