Snickerdoodle Seven Layer Cookie Cups

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 24 Cookies


  • 1 C Unsalted butter, browned.
  • 1/2 C Sugar
  • 1 1/2C Light brown sugar
  • 2 Large egg
  • 1 tsp Pure vanilla extract
  • 6 tbsp Maple syrup
  • 3 C Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Cream of tartar

For the coating

  • 4 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Cinnamon

For the filling

  • 3/4 C Graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 C Chocolate chips
  • 1/2 C White chocolate chips
  • 1/2 C Walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 C Sweetened condensed milk
  • 3/4 C Shredded coconut


  1. Preheat oven to 375° and coat mini muffin pan with cisco or with a light spray of cooking spray.
  2. Brown butter in a sauce pan over medium heat. Once butter is melted, stir constantly until butter turns light brown and starts to have a nutty aroma.
  3. Combine browned butter with sugar and light brown sugar and beat on medium speed until well creamed together.
  4. Add egg, vanilla and maple syrup. Mix into butter and sugar until egg is well beaten.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and cream of tarter. Slowly add into batter and beat on medium low speed until well combined.
  6. On a small plate, combine sugar and cinnamon and stir to combine. Measure out about two tablespoon of dough. Roll into a ball and then roll in cinnamon sugar mixture.
  7. Place into a mini muffin pan. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes until they are slightly baked.
  8. Remove from oven. Use a tart shaper and gently press into the center of the cookie to form a cup. Do not turn off oven.
  9. Use a food processor to crush graham crackers in a fine crumb if necessary.
  10. Fill each cookie cup with 1 tsp graham cracker crumbs and then sprinkle with chocolate chips and walnuts.
  11. Drizzle sweetened condensed over the top of fillings. Pack the top with coconut.
  12. Return the cookie cups to the oven and bake for another 5-7 minutes in the middle rack. Coconut will start to brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool before removing from pan.
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