1/2 cup pure maple syrup
1/3 cup butter
1/2 cup very finely chopped pecans
1/2 cup flour
melt butter into maple syrup, then bring to boil for 30 seconds and remove from heat. Allow to cool completely to room temperature. Preheat bake oven to 350°F.
Stir in flour and chopped pecans, mix well.
Using a teaspoon, drop small dollops onto a smooth, non-stick cookie sheet about 3 inches apart. Bake at 350° for about 15 minutes +/- until golden brown on the edges. (Not golden brown enough and they will be soft. Golden brown makes them crispy) Remove from oven, allow to cool for 30 seconds and remove from cookie sheet, with a thin spatula, to a cool platter immediately. One batch makes a lot of cookies. Three or four batches makes enough for an event, or to give away at Christmas.
Enjoy! "In memory of Planet's Aunt and Godmother"