Vermont Maple Cookies
from the Cookie Companion
1 cup margarine or butter, softened
1 cup pure maple sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp cream of tartar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp maple extract
2 3/4 cups flour
2 tbsp maple sugar
2 tbsp granulated sugar
In a bowl, place the margarine and sugars and cream until combined. Add the cream of tartar, salt, eggs, baking soda and maple flavor.Mix to combine.Add the flour,
and mix to make a cohesive dough. Refrigerate the dough for half an hour.
While the dough is chilling, combine the sugars in a bowl and set aside.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Scoop balls of dough and coat them with the maple sugar mixture. Place them on the sheet of parchment.
Bake the cookies until lightly golden about eight minutes.Remove from the oven and cool before placing on a plate for your girls to devour.