Posted By: Mama Mangia 
Jun 13  # 1 of 46
Maple and pancake syrups are great on pancakes, waffles and french toast. But what else do you make with them?
 Posted By: Mama Mangia 
Jun 13  # 2 of 46
Maple Chicken

1/2 cup pure maple syrup
1 chicken, 2-1/2 to 3 pounds, cut-up or equivalent chicken breasts
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 teaspoon salt (optional)
Dash of pepper (optional)
1/4 cup sliced, chopped or slivered almonds
2 teaspoons lemon juice

PREHEAT oven to 400 F. degrees.
Place chicken pieces in a shallow buttered baking dish. Mix remaining ingredients and pour evenly over chicken. Bake uncovered 50 - 60 minutes. Baste occasionally. Yield: 4 to 6 servings
 Posted By: Mama Mangia 
Jun 13  # 3 of 46
Maple-Glazed Butternut Squash

1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded, quartered, cut into half-inch slices
4 tbsp. maple syrup
tsp. ground mace
4 tbsp. dark rum
2/3 cup water

Place all ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 15 minutes, or until the squash is tender. Reserving the cooking liquid, transfer the squash with a slotted spoon to a heated serving dish. Boil the cooking liquid until it is thickened, then pour it over the squash. Serves 4.
 Posted By: Mama Mangia 
Jun 13  # 4 of 46
Maple Rolls

1 pkg. dry yeast
1/2 cup hot water
2 cups milk
1/3 cup maple sugar
1/3 cup shortening
1 tsp. salt
5 to 5 1/2 cups flour butter
maple sugar
maple syrup

In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in hot water (110 to 115). Heat milk, sugar, shortening and salt. When cool, add to the yeast mixture. Stir in flour and knead two minutes until dough is smooth and elastic. Place in greased bowl, cover, and let rise in warm place until doubled in size, about 1 hour. Punch down and divide in half. Roll out 1/2 inch thick, spread with butter and sprinkle with a mixture of maple syrup, maple sugar and cinnamon. Roll up dough and slice into 3/4 inch pieces. Place sliced rolls into pan and let rise 45 minutes. Bake at 350 for 30 to 35 minutes. Invert pan to remove. Ice with Maple Frosting.

Maple Frosting:
1/2 cup butter
2 tbsp. maple syrup

Heat butter until golden brown. Add syrup and sugar and beat, slowly adding hot water until icing spreads smoothly.
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Jun 13  # 5 of 46
Maple Apple Pie

5 cups sliced apples
cup sugar
2 tbsp. flour
tsp. cinnamon
dash of salt and nutmeg
cup maple syrup
cup sour cream
pastry for double crust 9" pie

Combine dry ingredients and sprinkle 2 tbsp. of it over bottom of piecrust. Add the rest to apples, along with maple and sour cream and stir. Turn into pie and cover with lattice top. Bake at 425 for 15 minutes, then bake at 325 for 45 minutes longer or until nicely browned. Remove from oven and cool.