Baking News: Brown Sugar Maple Glaze cookies

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Fall is here and so are the baked goods! While pumpkin usually takes center stage during the cozy season, maple needs a moment too.

This month, Gillian is making brown sugar maple glaze cookies on Baking News!


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 3/4 cups flour (487g)
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp maple extract
  • Brown Sugar

How to make:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 and lay out cream cheese and butter to soften.
  2. Start with creaming together butter and brown sugar for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla until just combined.
  4. Add in dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  5. On a plate, sprinkle extra brown sugar. Roll the dough into one-inch balls and roll it around in the extra brown sugar.
  6. Place dough ball on a cookie sheet and press down with a cup so they are slightly flattened.
  7. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
  8. While cooling, make the glaze by adding powdered sugar, extract, syrup, and cream cheese to a mixing bowl and beating.
  9. Drizzle each cookie with the glaze and enjoy!

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Gillian Brooks

Gillian Brooks

Gillian Brooks joined the WBRC FOX6 News team in July of 2022. As a multi-media journalist/reporter, she is excited to tell the stories of the people of central Alabama. Growing up in Pittsburgh, the hustle and bustle of the Steel City inspired Gillian to pursue a career in news.