Royal Maple Whiskey Cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup Canadian maple syrup
  • ½ cup Crown Royal Maple whiskey
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • zest of one orange
  • 1 cup toasted pecans
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt chips
  • ⅓ cup maple sugar for decorating
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line cookie with parchment paper or lightly grease. In large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg (beaten slightly), maple syrup, whiskey, orange zest and vanilla. Mix until thoroughly combined. In a separate bowl, sift together flours, baking soda and salt. Add into wet mixture and stir until just blended. Mix in pecans & vanilla chips. Shape into 1 inch balls and roll in maple sugar. Space about 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Allow to cool on wire rack.
Recipe by My Wife's Muffin at http://www.mywifesmuffin.ca/2015/01/royal-maple-whiskey-cookies.html