Frosted Maple Pecan White Chip Cookies

Frosted Maple Pecan White Chip Cookies

Prep:
20 mins
Cooking:
9 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
15 mins
Yields:
60 cookies (5 dozen)

These pretty Frosted Maple Pecan White Chip Cookies are flavored with maple and vanilla morsels and topped with a simple maple frosting. Easy to make, yet elegant enough for special guests.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup pecan halves (about 60)
  • MAPLE FROSTING
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 or more tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

COMBINE flour and baking soda in a medium bowl. Beat brown sugar, vegetable shortening, butter, eggs, maple flavoring and vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels and chopped pecans. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 9 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Spread with Maple Frosting; top each cookie with pecan half.

FOR MAPLE FROSTING:
COMBINE
powdered sugar, milk, butter and maple flavoring in a medium bowl; stir until smooth.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/60 cookies (5 dozen) of recipe
  • Calories 180
  • Calories from Fat 80

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 9g 15%
  • Saturated Fat 4g 20%
  • Cholesterol 15mg 5%
  • Sodium 70mg 3%
  • Carbohydrates 24g 8%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Sugars 18g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%

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