Maple Pecan Cookies



1 stick butter softened

1 cup soft shortening

2 cups brown sugar ,packed

2 eggs

3 cups flour, all purpose

2 tsp. baking soda

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla

1 tsp. maple extract

3/4 cup finely chopped pecans

Mix butter,brown sugar and shortening and blend well.

add vanilla to eggs and mix in with butter and sugar mixture, blend well

Mix flour and baking soda and add to mixture and blend well.

Stir in the pecans and drop by tsp. full on  lightly grease baking pan.

Bake in 350 oven for 8 to 10 min. take out and move to cooling rack


2 cups powdered sugar

3/4 stick butter softened

1 tsp. maple extract

1/2 tsp. vanilla

3to 5 tbsp. milk to mix. add more milk if you want thinner, or more powdered sugar to thicken..

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