Friday, July 16, 2010

Maple Syrup Cookies


1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon milk
1 egg
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons shortening
1 cup maple syrup
3 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 (8 ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In small cup, dissolve baking soda in milk and set aside. Cream egg, shortening and syrup. Add flour, baking powder, salt, vanilla, and baking soda mixture; blend well. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by teaspoons onto greased cookie sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

**This recipe is from the Amish Friends Cookbook by Wanda E. Brunstetter.**

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