Maple, the most famous of syrups, has dominated our plates and our palates since the dawn of… Canada. Don’t limit yourself to waffles and pancakes, though— this succulent syrup is a versatile ingredient for tons of desserts. Give thanks to our neighbors of the north and celebrate every day with these maple confections.
You’ll love this Maple Syrup Walnut Cheesecake as the snack centerpiece for a movie night. Suggestion: “Autumn in New York.” (via Rice and Bread)
The kicker in these Maple, Pecan, & Butternut Shortbread Bars is the butternut squash, but the maple is a sweet, simple comfort. This recipe uses premade shortbread. (via Adventures in Cooking)
How darling are these Oatmeal Raisin Cookies with Maple Buttercream? We understand if you’re tempted to eat them all at once. If you want to stuff these cookies to full autumn potential, substitute the raisins with cranberries. (via The Corner Kitchen)
We’ve been meringue crazy at BFFF, and with good reason! Meringues are delightful clouds of YUM. These Gluten-Free Lemon Maple Meringue Pies are topped with the candy clouds. (via My Darling Lemon Thyme)
A cocktail for the season, an Autumn Bourbon Rickey with Maple Syrup is the top choice for a sweet, yet tart drink with moxie. (via Creative Culinary)
An intricate recipe to make your own, Maple Snickerdoodles can be your baking signature. (via Baking Adventures in a Messy Kitchen)
You can have your perfect breakfast and eat it too! Maple, Almond & Pecan Granola with Blueberries is totally breakfast worthy— we’ll keep telling ourselves that. (via Lavender and Lovage)
Whole Wheat Maple Apple Cake will make a great addition to your baked goods recipes. It incorporates Greek yogurt and applesauce, so the maple taste isn’t overwhelming. (via Bakeaholic Mama)
Cinnamon rolls are so 10 years ago. Innovation is key. Welcome to the world of Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Glaze, just in time for the holiday season! (via Feed Me, Seymour)
Want muffins that won’t weigh you down?Just say yes to Sweet Potato Muffins with Maple-Glazed Bacon and Maple Buttercream, a new spin on the IT legume. These muffins are light, artisanal, and more balanced than thick storebought pastries. Say it with us: YES! (via Little Figgy)
What’s gluten-free, gelatin free, made with brown rice flour, and even more delicious than the real thing? Homemade Maple-Cinnamon Pop Tarts! (via Jesicakes)
Accessorize your Apple Spice and Maple Scones with cashew butter and decaf soy chai latte. (via My Little Jar of Spices)
For technicality’s sake we’ll call them cookies, but Maple Black and White Cookies are frosted cake-like morsels. (via mbakes)
Which maple treat will you bake next?