Maple Walnut Spritz Cookies

Delicate, buttery spritz cookies, flavored with pure maple syrup and ground walnuts.
Course Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 dozen
Author Sarah @ The Gold Lining Girl


  • 1/2 c. unsalted butter softened
  • 1/3 c. packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 c. pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp. maple extract I find Watkins brand easily at Walmart
  • 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 c. ground walnuts
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • sanding sugar or sprinkles


  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Beat in egg, maple syrup, and maple extract.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, walnuts, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the mixing bowl, and beat until just combined.
  5. Using a cookie press fitted with your choice of disk, press cookie dough 1-inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  6. Sprinkle with sanding sugar or sprinkles.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes, or until bottoms are very pale brown.
  8. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.