1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup vegetable shortening (Crisco)
1 cup brown sugar
1 large egg
1/2 cup Real Maple Syrup (don't skimp on this!)
1 teaspoon vanilla
Optional walnut halves
Preheat oven to 375
Line baking sheets with parchment paper
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, salt and baking powder, set aside
In the bowl of the mixer, cream shortening and brown sugar until fluffy. Add egg, maple syrup and vanilla. Mix well.
Add flour mixture.
Use medium scoop and drop onto prepared baking sheets. Leave a couple inches between, these spread.
If you are using the optional walnut halves, put them on each dollop of dough.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly brown.
Makes about 3 dozen.
They freeze well. These are a crispy cookie, would be wonderful with tea.
These are also Dairy Free!