Vermont Maple Sugar Makers' Association features Maple Recipes

Maple Recipes

As a member of the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers' Association, Tonewood has access to a limitless library of wonderful maple-inspired recipes.  Visit the VMSA website and order a copy of the Official Vermont Maple Cookbook, 3rd Edition.


Here is a sampling of some of the great Maple Recipes featured on the site:

Beverages, Appetizers and Sauces

Sugarhouse Steamer

The perfect warm beverage for a chilly night!



Vermont-Butterscotch-Menu Vermont ButterscotchWith Video!

Butterscotch sauce with a Vermont twist makes the perfect ice cream sundae.


Salads and Vegetables

Maple and Mustard Roasted Root Vegetables

This is the perfect comfort food to warm up any autumn or winter meal. A sweet and sour tang with the the sweetness of pure Vermont Maple and just a touch of mustard!



Brussels-sprouts-and-carrots-with-maple-MenuBrussels Sprouts & Carrots with Maple Syrup

Smoky bacon balances sweet carrots and nutty Brussels sprouts; Vermont maple syrup ties all the flavors together to make this a quick and easy autumn side dish that will be a favorite in your kitchen too!



Main Dishes

Vermont Maple Chunky Beef Stew

Adding the flavor of ‘pure Vermont Maple’ to your stew will be a delight your family and guests will not soon forget. Serve with Maple Oatmeal Bread and a green salad with Maple Vinaigrette!



Roast-Lemon-Maple-Chicken-MenuRoasted Lemon Maple Chicken

Sometimes a roast chicken is the perfect main course.  And the flavors of Vermont maple, lemon, and garlic combine to make this an easy way to make a roast chicken just that much better.



Trout-MenuMaple Trout with Salt-Pickled Cranberries

Trout, and salmon, are great fishes to pair with the flavors of Vermont maple syrup.  This dish uses maple both in the marinade and in the accompanying salt-pickled cranberries, which add a sweet, salty, and tart finish to the dish.



Maple-Pulled-Pork-MenuMaple Pulled PorkWith Video!

An easy slow-cooker version of the BBQ classic with a maple twist!  All you need is six ingredients, a slow cooker, and a couple of hours to serve Maple Pulled Pork.



Chipotle-Taco-MenuMaple Chipotle Steak TacosWith Video!

Sweet Vermont maple and smoky chipotle peppers combine to marinade beef in a New England-meets-Latin America variation of tacos.

Baked Goods and Desserts

Maple Harvest Custard

A Thanksgiving is never complete without pumpkin, and pure Vermont Maple Syrup makes it even better! We’ve combined the two, featuring the best part of pumpkin pie! This dessert is even better with whipped cream sprinkled with pure granulated Maple sugar and chopped walnuts (or your favorite chopped nuts).



Rhubarb-Crisp-MenuMaple Rhubarb Crisp

Maple syrup is the first crop of the season here in Vermont and in most years, rhubarb is one of the first plants to take off in the garden each spring.  It’s fitting that the tart flavors of rhubarb and sweet Vermont maple syrup make a delicious pair.



Poached-Pear-MenuMaple and Wine Poached Pears

A fruity red wine and Vermont maple syrup give these poached pears a depth of flavor that you expect from both Vermont maple syrup and Pinot Noir.  Adding cinnamon and star anise rounds out this decadent but easy-to-prepare dessert.



Maple-Pumpkin-Muffins-MenuMaple Pumpkin Muffins

A sure sign of autumn is a craving for pumpkin and nothing adds a sweet punch to pumpkin breads, muffins, or pies like Vermont maple syrup.  These muffins are great for breakfast and hearty enough to stand up to a stew or soup.



Peanut-Butter-Maple-Cookies-MenuPeanut Butter Maple Cookies

Classic peanut butter cookies with a maple twist!  No cane sugar in these cookies, just the goodness of pure Vermont maple syrup.



 Nani’s Maple & Apple CakeWith Video!

Maple and apple combine in a pure Vermont variation of classic coffee-cake!




maple_upside_down_webMaple Apple Upside Down Cake

Combining the classic farm-fresh flavors of Vermont maple syrup and fresh apples, this recipe is sure to be a hit with your family.



Maple-Fudge-MenuMaple Fudge - With Video!

Maple fudge is a classic Vermont confection, perfect for holiday gift-giving!  Click here to get the recipe and instructional video from our friends at Vermont Public Television.



Maple PieWith Video!

A classic Vermont dessert full of sweet Vermont flavor!


Breakfast & Brunch

Granola-MenuMaple Granola

The rich sweetness of Vermont maple syrup and the healthy crunch of rolled-oats and a variety of seeds and nuts makes this one of our favorite breakfasts.  Mixed with yogurt or over cottage cheese, this provides a quick, easy start to your day or even a healthy snack!


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Dori Ross