Cake Mix Maple Iced Walnut Cookies

Cake Mix Maple Iced Walnut Cookies

1 (2 layer) white cake mix
1/3 cup milk
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
1 egg
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, milk, butter,
egg and brown sugar. Beat on low speed until well blended,
approximately 2 minutes. Stir in walnuts, and drop by rounded
teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake for 11 to 13
minutes, until lightly browned. Remove from oven and let cool for 1
minute, then transfer to cooling rack. When cool frost with maple
icing below.


1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons butter or margarine; softened
1/4 cup maple syrup

In medium bowl, cream some of the powdered sugar (about 1/2 cup) with
butter and maple syrup until smooth. Add remaining powdered sugar 1/2
cup at a time beating after each addition, until frosting reaches
spreading consistency