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Maple Raspberry Jam

With the Raspberries and Blueberries in the garden booming you can turn it into Jam!1 lb- about 3 cups of Raspberries2/3 cup maple sugarMix together the raspberries and maple sugar in a saucepanOver low to medium heat cook the mixture, stirring constantlyKeep stirring or your mixture will burnAbout 15-20 minutes later the mixture should a Read More…

Strawberry Shortcake Maple Blondies

Blondies: 1 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter 1 cup maple sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup unsweetened coconut Topping: 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh strawberries 3 Tablespoons maple sugar For topping, combine strawberries and maple sugar in small saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until it cooks down Read More…

Maple Coconut Cookies

Makes about 4 dozen cookies 1 cup maple sugar (brown sugar may be substituted) ½ cup butter ½ cup pure Vermont maple syrup 1 egg ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1-½ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup flaked coconut (for a less sweet cookie, use unsweetened coconut; use sweetened coconut for a sweeter Read More…

Maple Granola

Yields about 10 cups 4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 1 cup shredded coconut, preferably unsweetened 1 cup sunflower seeds 1 cup pumpkin seeds 1 cup slivered almonds 1 cup pecans, roughly chopped 1 cup pure Vermont maple syrup (Grade A Dark Color with Robust Taste is best) 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt Read More…

Peanut Butter Maple Cookies

Yields 16 to 24 cookies, depending on size. 1/2 cup of butter softened (1 stick) 3/4 cup pure Vermont maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 1 cup peanut butter, preferably natural chunky peanut butter 1-3/4 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda Preheat oven to 375°F.  Using mixer, combine butter and Read More…

Raspberry Peach Maple Pie

Makes one 9″ pie For the crust: 2 cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons maple sugar ? cup plus 2 tablespoons shortening 8-10 tbsp ice water Filling: 5-6 peaches, peeled and sliced 3 cups of raspberries ½ cup maple sugar 2 tbsp flour 1 tsp grated fresh ginger Pinch salt Preheat oven to 425°F.  Make dough for crusts by combining Read More…

Raspberry Blueberry Maple Crisp

Makes 4-6 servings   Filling: 3 cups raspberries 1 cup blueberries ¼ cup maple sugar 1 tbsp lemon zest 2 tbsp flour Topping: ½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats 3 tbsp flour 1/3 cup almonds 4 tbsp maple sugar ½ tsp cinnamon Pinch salt 4 tbsp butter Preheat oven to 375°F.  Combine filling ingredients in a bowl and Read More…

Maple-Wine Poached Pears

Yields 4 servings. 2-1/2 cups pinot noir or other light, fruity red wine 3/4 cup pure Vermont maple syrup, preferably Dark Robust 1/2 cup maple sugar 1 cinnamon stick 2 star anise pods 4 firm pears, such as Bosc or Bartlett, peeled and cored Place wine, maple syrup, sugar in a large pot with the cinnamon Read More…

Maple Pie

Courtesy of Mary and Sarah Schreindorfer and Vermont Public Television Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1 1/2 cups pure Vermont Maple Syrup 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/3 cup all purpose flour 2 tablespoons butter 1 – 9 in unbaked pie shell Preparation: In a heavy saucepan, wisk together cream and flour until smooth. Add maple Read More…

Maple Blueberry Coconut Popsicles

Makes 8 Popsicles  For Blueberry Sauce: 2 cups blueberries 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 1/2 cup Greek yogurt 3/4 cup canned coconut milk 1 Tablespoon pure maple syrup For blueberry sauce, combine blueberries and 1/3 cup of pure maple syrup in medium saucepan and simmer over medium heat. Stir occasionally. You do not need to mash the blueberries as Read More…