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Maple Pecan Cream Cheese Cookies

Soft and chewy cream cheese cookies flavored with maple syrup, maple extract, and pecans.

Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, holiday cookies, maple, pecan, scream cheese cookies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 11 (makes about 22)
Calories 376 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup salted butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp maple extract
  • 2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Topping:

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar to roll the cookies
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 and line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Place sugar and cream cheese in a large bowl. Pour warm butter over sugar and cream cheese and whisk vigorously until all combined and smooth.

  3. Add egg, maple syrup, and maple extract, whisk well for about a minute.

  4. Add flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and baking powder. Mix with rubber spatula until completely combined. Fold in pecans.

  5. In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar and cinnamon and whisk well.

  6. Use a cookie scoop to get even cookies. (I use either #50 or #40 cookie scoop.) Gently roll the dough into a ball and drop it into the bowl with powdered sugar. Roll the ball in sugar and place it on the prepared baking sheet.

  7. Place cookie balls about 2 inches apart on the cookie sheet and bake for 11-13 minutes. 

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Maple Pecan Cream Cheese Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 376 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 168mg7%
Potassium 164mg5%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 390IU8%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 68mg7%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.