Frosted Maple Pecan White Chip Cookies Recipe

These pretty cookies are flavored with maple and vanilla morsels and topped with a simple maple frosting.

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How To Make Frosted Maple Pecan White Chip Cookies

This crisp, pecan cookies are infused with white chocolate chip and maple flavoring that will tickle your taste buds. A delightful frosted-like icing is slathered on top and you can make this decadent snack in a jiff!

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 30 mins


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • ½ cup butter, or margarine, softened
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 1 tsp maple flavoring
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups white chocolate chips
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup pecan , halves (about 60)

Maple Frosting:

  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tbsp milk, or more if needed
  • ¼ cup butter , or margarine, softened
  • 1 tsp maple flavoring


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a medium bowl, sift the flour and baking soda.

  3. In a separate bowl, beat the brown sugar, vegetable shortening, butter, eggs, maple flavoring, and vanilla extract until creamy.

  4. Gradually beat in the flour mixture.

  5. Stir in morsels and chopped pecans.

  6. Using a rounded tablespoon, drop the batter onto ungreased baking sheets.

  7. Bake for 9 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown.

  8. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes then move to wire racks to cool completely.

For frosting:

  1. Combine powdered sugar, milk, butter and maple flavoring in a medium bowl.

  2. Stir until smooth.

  3. Spread with maple frosting on the surface of the cookie and top each cookie with a pecan half.


  • Sugar: 47g
  • :
  • Calcium: 59mg
  • Calories: 462kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 60g
  • Cholesterol: 17mg
  • Fat: 24g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 120mg
  • Protein: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 198mg
  • Vitamin A: 284IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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