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Spiced Sugar Cookies With Maple Icing [Vegan]

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Sugar cookies are a classic dessert, but here they get a seasonal twist with warm autumn spices and a decadent maple icing.

Spiced Sugar Cookies With Maple Icing [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Serves

24

Ingredients

Cookies:

  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons water

Icing:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegan butter
  • 1/4 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Preparation

To Make the Cookies:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients and mix until blended.
  3. Add butter and wet ingredients and mix with hand mixer on low until combined.
  4. Roll the dough with a rolling pin (or in my case a glass canister) until dough is approximately 1/4-inch thick.
  5. Cut the dough out with cookie cutters in your desired shape.
  6. Freeze the dough for thirty minutes and remove carefully with a spatula to baking pan.
  7. Bake cookies for eight minutes until they have risen. Let them cool, using a wire rack if available.
  8. Ice when cooled.

To Make the Icing:

  1. Add all ingredients to a pot on the stove and mix together.
  2. Turn the stove to medium-high and boil for one minute.
  3. Let it sit for ten minutes.
  4. Then mix in the pot with a hand mixer for 3 minutes.
  5. Use immediately.

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AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


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Casey grew up in the deep south on a diet of meat, cheese, and few vegetables. After meeting his now husband, Zach, several years ago, he followed his advice and went vegan. Now, Casey is a pro in the kitchen and runs a vegan blog with his best friend called Two City Vegans with recipes, musings, and advice on being vegan. Follow him on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


 

 



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32 comments on “Spiced Sugar Cookies With Maple Icing [Vegan]”

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Tamalin Vajda
7 Months Ago

Yummy and easy to make.


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Mary Moodey
7 Months Ago

Allie Camille?


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Green366
7 Months Ago

who else gets this


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Jaimie-Leigh Bourne
9 Months Ago

Karen Low


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Haylz Benn
9 Months Ago

Vegan butter


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Sheryn Adele
13 Nov 2015

What

Haylz Benn
13 Nov 2015

What's vegan butter?

Sheryn Adele
13 Nov 2015

Nuttelex

Sheryn Adele
9 Months Ago

Haylz Benn


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Phillip Terrae
9 Months Ago

Johlene Vinova


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Caitlin Kateri Welch
9 Months Ago

thank you!


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Josh Myers-dean
9 Months Ago

Kaitlyn Jones can you make these right now


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Kim Goodall
9 Months Ago

They sound great, but what can I substitute for all the sugar?


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Caitlin Kateri Welch
12 Nov 2015

would honey work?

Sheryn Adele
13 Nov 2015

^ or rice malt syrup as honey isnt vegan.

Haylz Benn
13 Nov 2015

Or agave syrup

Sheryn Adele
13 Nov 2015

Or coconut syrup... maple syrup

Laurie Pigeon
13 Nov 2015

date sugar maybe?? that's not too sweet. rice and maple syrups would be good too.

Kim Goodall
13 Nov 2015

Thank you everyone. I have brown rice syrup, I think I'll try that :)



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