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Frosted Flakes Maple Cookies

If you enjoy a sweet treat, let me suggest these Frosted Flakes Maple Cookies. The cookies themselves smell like pancakes when they’re baking. Topped with a light buttercream and crunchy flakes, they are a temptation.

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Frosted Flakes Maple Cookies

Syrupy sweet ccokies for the sugar fiend in your life.
Prep Time13 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time21 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: maple
Servings: 48 cookies
Calories: 125kcal



  • 1 cup butter unsalted, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 cup all purpose flour

Buttercream Frosting

  • 1/4 cup butter unsalted, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk


  • 2 cups Frosted Flakes



  • Preheat oven 350°F.
  • Cream the butter and add sugar. Stir.
  • Add egg and mix.
  • Add maple syrup and vanilla. Mix.
  • Add flour, soda and salt. Mix.
  • Drop by tablespoons onto a cookie sheet and bake until the bottoms turn golden brown, about 8 minutes.

Frosting and Flakes

  • Cream the butter and add 1 cup of sugar, whisking while slowly adding the milk. Add the rest of the sugar and mix.
  • Frost the cookies after they cool. Sprinkle with frosted flakes and serve immediately as the flakes will become less than crispy if stored overnight.


Sodium: 148mg | Calcium: 14mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 182IU | Sugar: 12g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 33mg | Cholesterol: 16mg | Calories: 125kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fat: 5g | Protein: 1g | Carbohydrates: 19g | Iron: 1mg

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