Add a little sweetness to the bitter cold days of winter! Maple syrup is a cozy flavor that can be enjoyed any time of year, but we’re especially fond of maple syrup in the winter. There are so many comfort foods that incorporate maple syrup and the maple flavor. We’re rounding up some of our favorite savory and sweet recipes for cooking with maple syrup.
Maple Recipes for Appetizers & Maple Main Courses:
These recipes for maple main courses and appetizers are creative and tasty. Whether you’re planning a get-together, or attending a potluck, AllFreeSlowCookerRecipes.com’s Savory Maple Meatballs (shown above, left) are a flavorful choice. The recipe yields 75 meatballs, and these meatballs are a savory-sweet delight, made with frozen Italian meatballs, maple syrup, chives, chili sauce, and more. For a flavor trip to the South, check out AllFreeSlowCookerRecipes’ recipe for Slow Cooker Praline Chicken is a unique treat (shown above, center). This Southern-style slow cooker chicken recipe combines Creole seasoning, maple syrup, brown sugar, pecans, and more. Finally, if you’re curious about exploring maple chicken recipes, RecipeLion.com’s Maple Dijon Chicken recipe (shown above, right). This chicken recipe is seasoned with maple syrup and cooked in chicken broth for the perfect sweet-savory balance.
You might also like these maple main courses from AllFreeSlowCookerRecipes.com:
- Maple Apple Pork Roast
- Slow Cooker Maple Salmon
- Slow Cooker Pomegranate Beef
- Slow Cooker Maple Ham Recipe
Maple Syrup Recipes for Breakfast:
When people think of maple syrup recipes, they often think of breakfast or brunch–and rightfully so! We’ve got some traditional and not so traditional ways to incorporate maple syrup into your breakfast recipes. You can’t go wrong with AllFreeSlowCookerRecipes’ Overnight Maple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal (shown above, far left). This 8-hour oatmeal recipe is to wake up to after letting it cook all night. This oatmeal has a harmony of flavors from maple syrup, brown sugar, cinnamon, and dried blueberries. For a kickier breakfast recipe, you’ll love AllFreeSlowCookerRecipes’ Slow Cooked Bacon Jam With a Kick (show above, center left). This slow cooker bacon jam recipe can be spread on a variety of foods. Brown sugar, maple syrup, coffee, chile powder, and garlic give this bacon jam a rich, potent flavor. For something sweet, RecipeLion’s Maple Pecan Breakfast Bread (shown above, center right) is sure to be a hit at the breakfast table. This breakfast bread recipe is made with sweet maple syrup, brown sugar, and cinnamon. It’s topped with a vanilla frosting drizzle. And finally, AllFreeCasseroleRecipes.com’s Overnight French Toast Casserole (shown above, right right) can’t be missed! This baked French toast recipe is topped with maple syrup, brown sugar, and pecans. You prep it the night before, so breakfast the next morning is super easy!
Be sure to check out these maple syrup recipes for breakfast too:
- Sweet and Savory Breakfast Bread Pudding
- Maple Pumpkin Butter
- Overnight Cranberry Apple Steel-Cut Oatmeal
- Slow Cooker Cream of Wheat Recipe
- Homemade Mrs. Butterworth Syrup
Maple Dessert Recipes:
Maple dessert recipes are irresistible, and these maple desserts are no exception! It might be cold outside, but there’s never a bad time for ice cream–especially when maple is involved! MrFood.com’s recipe for Maple-Ginger Icebox Cake (shown above, far left) is a unique treasure! Gingersnaps and maple syrup pair together for the perfect dessert union, along with frozen whipped topping, caramel sauce, and more. If you prefer pie over ice cream, you can’t go wrong with RecipeLion’s Maple Cream Pie (shown above, center left). A sweet, custard filling is adding to a butter crust and topped with a brown sugar meringue. This pie also incorporates a whole cup of maple syrup! Last, but not least, take maple dessert recipes to the next level with AllFreeCopycatRecipes.com’s Maple Almond Jello (shown above, far right). This jello recipe is unlike any other!
What’s your favorite way to cook with maple syrup?
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