Return to Content

Maple Pecan Icebox Cookies

Maple Pecan Icebox Cookies
4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (83% score)

Whether it’s maple season in March or the holiday season in November and December, the rich and warm taste of maple is always a welcome addition to any baking project.

Paired with the easiest method of baking cookies ever, the refrigerated “slice and bake” way, these Maple Pecan Refrigerator Cookies are a perfect way to celebrate (and taste) the wonderful flavor of pure maple syrup.

An old-fashioned, hand-operated nut chopper made quick work of my pecans, and after one of the logs of dough chilled in the fridge for an hour, it was time to bake.

aple pecan icebox cookies

Photo/Art by Aimee Seavey
Pure maple syrup and pecans give these cookies their terrific flavor.

The other log I popped into the freezer so I could enjoy some cookies at another time without having to get out one measuring cup. The butter, maple syrup, and crunchy chopped pecans in this cookie dough make for a rich shortbread-style cookie that’s perfect for sharing.

maple pecan icebox cookie

Photo/Art by Aimee Seavey
Maple Pecan Icebox Cookies

You can slice and bake the dough plain, but I think that rolling the rounds in coarse sanding sugar before baking gives them an attractive, sweet, and crunchy edge.

maple pecan icebox cookie

Photo/Art by Aimee Seavey
Buttery and maply delicious!

Maple cookie perfection.

These buttery, sweet cookies won’t last long, so make a batch today and freeze a batch for later. Not one crumb will go to waste!

View and print the recipe for Maple Pecan Refrigerator Cookies.

Please Note: This article was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.

Aimee Seavey

Author:

Aimee Seavey

Biography:

Assistant Editor Aimee Seavey is a staff writer for Yankee Magazine and assists in the development and promotion of content for YankeeMagazine.com through blogging and social media outlets.
Yankee Magazine Advertising

Bring New England Home
plus, get the Tablet Edition FREE!

In this issue: A Real New England Christmas

  • Vintage Decorating Tips
  • Mission to Maine's Islands
  • Norman Rockwell's Stockbridge
  • Bonus! Holiday Cookbook
Subscribe Today and Save 44%
No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

We reserve the right to remove or edit comments that are offensive or disrespectful to our readers and/or writers, cannot be verified, lack clarity, or contain profanity. Your comments may be republished by Yankee Magazine across multiple platforms.

Register Sign In

©2013, Yankee Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Yankee Publishing Inc., | P.O. Box 520, Dublin, NH 03444 | (603) 563-8111

reader-survey-2014-600x350