Maple Brown Sugar Cookies

Maple Brown Sugar Cookies


Yum. I once again found this recipe on my need to make board on pinterest. Christina from Sweet Pea's Kitchen had the most beautiful pictures of these cookies. These pictures made me firstly pin these to my "urgent" need to make recipes and eventually whip together a batch and over-indulge in them. It was worth it.

Soft and chewy cookies? Yes, please! These thick, brown sugar cookies fit that description to a T. I think I've heard that saying all my life, and now that I typed it, I'm like what the heck is the T referring to? Yeah, I might do some research on this "T" business.

Maple Brown Sugar Cookies

Maple brown sugar cookies stacked on a white plate.

Maple Brown Sugar Cookies

4 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 15 cookies
Calories 207 kcal



  • In a large mixing bowl, add in butter and beat on low for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add in the sugars and beat on medium until well combined. This will take about 2-3 minutes. Scrape down the sides.
  • Add in the egg, vanilla, and maple extract and beat on high until light and fluffy. Scrape down the sides.
  • Add in the flour, cornstarch, and baking soda. Mix on medium until just combined. The original recipe called for 1 cup of bread flour and 1 cup of all-purpose flour, but all I had was all-purpose flour. The cookies weren't as dense as the original cookies.
  • Scoop the dough with a small cookie scoop. I got 15 dough balls out of this recipe. Place the cookie dough balls on a plate and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before baking them.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line the baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place 6 cookies at a time on the baking sheet and place them in the oven for 10 minutes or until they are done.
  • Let cool for 10 minutes on the baking sheet and then place on a cooling rack to finish cooling.
  • Store in an airtight container.


This recipe was adapted from Sweet Pea's Kitchen.


Calories: 207kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 2gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 180mgPotassium: 45mgSugar: 14gVitamin A: 305IUCalcium: 20mgIron: 0.9mg

(Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.)

Maple Brown Sugar Cookie

Enjoy the Maple Brown Sugar Cookies!

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  1. Oh wow these sound so good! I have seen a lot of cookie recipes that use cornstarch in them lately I really must give it a go it's meant to keep them soft and chewy sounds like it worked a treat here. Maybe the T stands for treat? You'll have to let us know if you ever find the meaning 🙂

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