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  • Writer's pictureSheila Brant

Maple Crunch Cookies

Updated: Apr 6, 2021

These cookies are a sweet, crunchy sugar cookie made with pure Brantview Farms Maple syrup. Simple to make and perfected by the addition of some coconut flakes (optional) mixed into the batter. Tasty cookies to try.



3/4 cup shortening

1 cup sugar

1 egg

2 cups flour

1/4 tsp cloves

1/2 tsp ginger

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

Three brown cookies with flakes of coconut are stacked on a white plate, ready to eat.
Maple Crunch Cookies hot from the oven!


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Measure maple syrup into a 1 cup liquid measuring cup. Add shortening until syrup comes to 1 cup line. Cream shortening, syrup and sugar. Add 1 egg and beat until fluffy. Measure dry ingredients into bowl and mix. Sift dry ingredients into wet creamed mixture. Once combined, drop teaspoonful onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake cookies for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Depending on cookie size recipe will make 2 - 5 dozen.

Delicious add ins: 1 cup grapenuts; 1 cup Rice Krispies; 1/2 cup grated coconut

Recipe from Northwestern PA Maple Syrup Producers Association, 1991

A cookie with a bite out of it sits atop two other cookies, all with flakes of coconut brown from the oven.
Sweet, spicy maple crunch cookies!


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