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Maple Cinnamon Glazed Peanut Butter Cookies

These Maple Cinnamon Glazed Peanut Butter Cookies are going to rock your world with their sweet maple and warm cinnamon flavors!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Refrigerate2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peanut butter cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 223kcal
Author: Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter I used Skippy Naturals
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

Maple Cinnamon Glaze

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp maple extract
  • 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Cream peanut butter, butter, and sugars together in a mixing bowl.
  • Beat in egg, vanilla, and milk and continue mixing until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, corn starch, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Gradually add flour mixture to peanut butter mixture, mixing until dough comes together.
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Scoop out dough using a cookie scoop. (You want about two tablespoons of dough.) Use your hands to form into a ball.
  • Roll balls in remaining 1/4 cup of sugar and place on parchment line cookie sheet. Use a fork to press down on the cookie, flattening it slightly.
  • Bake for 9-12 minutes, just until cookie is set. I like mine slightly underdone but you can go the fulll 12 minutes if you like.
  • Remove cookies and cool for 5 minutes on cookie sheet before moving to a cooling rack. Let cookies cool completely.

Maple Cinnamon Glaze

  • Heat butter and maple syrup together in a small saucepan until butter is melted and ingredients are fully combined.
  • Stir in maple extract and cinnamon.
  • Whisk in powdered sugar 1/3 cup at a time until full incorporated. Add milk one teaspoon at a time until desired consistency is achieved.
  • Dip cooled cookies in glaze and return to cooling rack.
  • Let glaze set and then serve.
  • Store cookies in an airtight container for up to three days.

Nutrition

Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 136mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 187IU | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg