Happy Monday, today I am on the Family Tree Blog tour and I am excited to share a lovely recipe to help clear those monday morning blues….
Frosted Maple Cookies
l 1 cup butter, softened
l 1 cup brown sugar
l 1 teaspoon baking soda
l 1/4 teaspoon salt l 1 cup maple syrup l 1 egg
l 1 teaspoon vanilla
l 4 cups flour
l 1/2 cup evaporated milk
l 6 tablespoons butter, melted
l 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
l 3 – 4 cups powdered sugar
1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, beat 1 cup butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, baking soda, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping bowl occasionally. Add maple syrup, egg, and vanilla; beat until combined. Beat in flour until incorporated.
2) Drop the dough by rounded teaspoons onto a cookie sheet covered with parchment paper; flatten with the back side of an oiled spatula. Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until tops are set.
3) To make the icing, whisk evaporated milk, melted butter, and maple flavoring until combined.
4) Gradually whisk in powdered sugar to make a smooth-textured frosting. Ice the cookies and let them cool until set.
Recipes from Family Tree by SUSAN WIGGS
Source: Adapted from the King Arthur flour bag.
Family Tree by Susan Wiggs
Published by Harper on 28th July 2016
Genres: Love & Romance, Women's Literary Fiction
Amazon UK, Amazon US
A heartwarming novel from the New York Times bestselling author. Perfect for fans of Love Letters and Summer at Willow Lake.
Annie Rush seems to have it all, a handsome husband and their fabulous life in Manhattan. But all of that is snatched away when she is involved is a life-changing accident. Awakening from a coma a year later, Annie finds that the life she knew has crumbled away.In the throes of grief, Annie grasps her new reality – she has to start over from scratch, which means heading home. Annie couldn’t wait to escape the small town where she grew up, but now she finds herself warming to the close-knit community and its homespun values.There’s also a face from the distant past − Donovan Lynch − and all the reasons she’s never quite forgotten him come flooding back. Annie expects to pull herself together and return to the city, but fate has other plans …