Maple Drops

Here is a delicious and belly-warming alternative to the more traditional oatmeal raisin cookies.

Maple Drops.

These yummy cookies are easy to make and flavored with maple syrup, oats, golden raisins and brown sugar.

It's sort of like eating a satisfying bowl of the best oatmeal you have ever tasted, but in the form of a simple drop cookie.

They could also be dressed up a bit for all you chocolate lovers by substituting 1/2 cup of chocolate chips or M&Ms for 1/2 cup of the raisins.

Be creative and do some exploring with your baking. Who knows, you might just end up with your most unusual and delicious treat that can't be found on any recipe! An honest-to-goodness original to truly call your own.

Remember, maple syrup is not the same as pancake syrup. Be sure to use pure maple syrup and not maple-flavored pancake syrup, there's a huge difference in taste and quality.

Maple Drops

Maple Drop Cookies

Maple Drops Recipe

  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup skim milk powder
  • 2 3/4 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 cup wheat germ
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicone liners, or use ungreased baking sheets.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine maple syrup, brown sugar, eggs, oil and vanilla; mix well.
  3. Add in remaining ingredients (in order listed) and stir well after each addition.
  4. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls, at least 2 inches apart, onto prepared sheets.
  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until cookies are set and edges are lightly browned.
  6. Remove from oven and transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

This recipe yields about 8 dozen Maple Drops.

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