Maple Chocolate Chip Cookies, Version 1
 
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Adapted from and adaptation. This recipe, with a few tweaks, is from Seriously Delicious, a food blog. The original recipe called for a 350 degree oven. I found 375 reduced the baking time by 4 minutes, but watch for that light, golden color on the edge of the cookie.
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Recipe type: cookies
Serves: 56
Ingredients
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks), at room temp
  • 1 cup maple syrup (or maple-flavored agave syrup. Note from Dave-use the real stuff)
  • 2 T brewed coffee, cooled (didn't taste it so it can be left out)
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2.5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1½ cups chopped walnuts (optional. Note from Dave-IMHO not optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cream the butter with an electric mixer.
  3. Slowly drizzle in maple syrup and continue to beat until light and smooth.
  4. Add coffee and vanilla, and beat to combine.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together flours, baking soda and salt. Slowly add to wet ingredients, mixing only until combined.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts if using.
  7. Drop by rounded spoonful onto parchment-lined baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until golden around edges.
  9. *These are fluffy cookies, if you prefer flatter cookies gently press down with the bottom of a glass cup before baking.
Recipe by at http://blog.cleanslatefarm.com/maple-chocolate-chip-cookies-version-1/