Maple and Pecan Cookies
125 g butter
1/2 cup caster sugar
1 tablespoon maple extract
1 1/2 cups SR Flour
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Use a saucepan that will hold all the ingredients.
Melt butter in a saucepan and cook until the butter/milk solids turn a light golden brown. The butter will foam up and then settle. Take care as it can burn easily.
Add sugar, stir well and allow the mixture to cool.
Add maple extract and egg, mix well.
Stir in flour and chopped pecans. Mix well to make firm dough.
Roll the dough into small balls.
Dip each ball into the coffee sugar, flattening slightly and then place on a tray lined with baking paper.
Press a pecan nut into the centre of each biscuit.
Bake at 170 deg C until light golden brown.Cool cookies on cake cooler.