Buttermilk Sugar Cookies with Maple Frosting

Buttermilk Sugar Cookies with Maple Frosting

Buttermilk Sugar Cookies with Maple Frosting

 Oh my goodness can you believe it is already November???!?!? I bet you are thinking, YAY no more pumpkin recipes right? Sorry, there are still more. I bought a bit too many cans of pumpkin this year 🙂

Subtlely Sweet Buttermilk Sugar Cookies with Maple Frosting

But, in an effort to switch it up a bit I thought I would provide you with a fun cookie recipe. The base of these cookies are the same as the Melted Witch Cookies. They are seriously the best sugar cookie recipe ever.

Buttermilk Sugar Cookies with Sweet Maple Frosting

The maple frosting is a delicious addition. The frosting is not overly sweet, but is packed with maple brown sugar flavors.

Buttermilk Sugar Cookies with Maple Frosting

These are great cookies to be served with an afternoon espresso or hot chocolate on a cold winter’s day.

Buttermilk Sugar Cookies with Maple Frosting

Buttermilk Sugar Cookies with Maple Frosting


  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1 3/4 cups white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons buttermilk or cream
  • Frosting
  • 1/2 cup softened butter (1 stick)
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Pure Maple Syrup
  • 2 cups powdered sugar


  1. In a bowl beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add egg and vanilla and beat until combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and powder and salt, mix to combine.
  4. Gradually add flour to butter/sugar and mix until just combined.
  5. Add buttermilk or cream and mix again, until just combined.
  6. On a parchment lined baking sheet, roll out dough balls and space about 2in apart.
  7. Bake at 375 for 10 minutes.
  8. For the Frosting
  9. Combine all ingredients in your mixer, and beat in medium until combined.
  10. Once combine turn your mixer on high and beat for about 4 minutes.
  11. Frost cooled cookies and allow to dry for at least 1 hour before putting away.
  12. Or, serve immediately.


Cookie recipe adapted from Food Network-sugar cookies.


Print Friendly

, , ,

3 Responses to Buttermilk Sugar Cookies with Maple Frosting

  1. Liz @Life Made Sweet November 13, 2013 at 6:48 am #

    You can’t ever go wrong with a classic sugar cookie with frosting. These sound so yummy and soft. I bet they just melt in your mouth!

  2. Dina November 21, 2013 at 7:49 am #

    the frosting looks delish!

  3. Sombreroni December 14, 2013 at 11:36 pm #

    Thank you a bunch for sharing this with all of us you really realize what you are speaking approximately! Bookmarked. Please additionally talk over with my web site =). We may have a link exchange contract between us

Leave a Reply