Christmas Cookie Countdown, Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of my Christmas Cookie Countdown. I’ll be posting a different Christmas Cookie recipe every day from now until Christmas. If you miss any days, just look for the posts labeled Christmas Cookie Countdown. Today’s cookie is Vermont Crackles. If you like the smell and taste of maple, you’re sure to like these.

Vermont Crackles

1/2 cup butter
2 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1 egg
3 Tbsp maple syrup
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground mace
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
additional sugar

Beat butter until softened. Add half the flour, 1 cup sugar, egg, syrup, spices, baking powder, and soda. Beat until well combined. Stir in remaining flour. Form dough into 1” balls. Roll in sugar. Place of greased baking sheets about 2 1/2” apart. Bake in 350 oven 10-12 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool.

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