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Chewy Maple Cookies

Chewy Maple Cookies

Thick, soft and chewy maple cookies flavored with maple syrup and maple extract.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chewy Maple
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Cooling 15 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 22
Cost 5


  • 1/2 cup shortening (96 grams)
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar (200 grams)
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup not pancake
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring or extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour (210 grams)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut sweetened or unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup oats regular or quick cooking
  • 3/4 cup sea salt caramel chips or white chips
  • flakey salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • With an electric mixer, beat the shortening and brown sugar until fluffy. Gradually beat in the maple syrup and the maple extract.
  • Add the egg and stir until it is well blended, then beat for 1 minute, scraping sides of bowl.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. By hand or using lowest speed of the mixer, gradually add the flour mixture to the maple mixture.
  • Stir in coconut, oats and chips.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoons (or use a medium cookie scoop) onto ungreased or parchment lined baking sheets. Bake one sheet at a time for 12-14 minutes. Let cool on sheets for 3 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.
  • Sprinkle a few flakes of salt over each cookie. Optional.