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Maple Moon Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diane McElmury
Added: Friday, November 30, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cookie:
3/4 cups butter, softened
1- 3 oz package cream cheese, softened
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon maple flavoring
2 1/4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Drizzle:
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons maple flavoring
3-5 teaspoons water
2/3 cup real semi sweet chocolate chips, melted

Directions:
Directions:
Combine butter and cream cheese in a large bowl, beat at medium speed until creamy. Add brown sugar and maple flavoring; continue beating until smooth. Reduce speed to low; add flour and baking soda. Continue beating until well mixed. Cover and refrigerate until firm. Heat oven to 350. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Roll each ball into a 3 inch rope. Place onto ongreased cookie sheets. Form into crescent shape; pinch ends and flatten the middle slightly. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 1 mintue and remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely. To make the drizzle, combine powdered sugar, maple flavoring and enough water for desired drizzling consistency in small bowl with whisk until smooth. Drizzle over cooled cookies; drizzle with melted chocolate. Let stand until chocolate is set (about 2 hours). Store cookies between sheets of waxed paper in container with tight fitting lid.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 dozen

 

 

 

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