In honor of National Maple Syrup Day (coming up on December 17th), we thought we would share 16 recipes that feature that ooey, gooey, beloved maple syrup. It’s not just for putting on pancakes. Oh no, we have recipes featuring soups, potatoes, muffins, and so much more. You can find them all after the jump!
Maple Bran Waffles 1 of 16There's no need to put syrup on the table for these — it's already baked into the waffles!
Make maple bran waffles
Crepes with Apples & Maple Whipped Cream 2 of 16The perfect breakfast in bed: maple syrup-spiked, whipped cream-topped crepes. Don't say we didn't tell you ...
Make crepes with apples and maple whipped cream
Pumpkin Muffins with Maple Syrup 3 of 16These sugar-free pumpkin muffins are sweetened with rich and delicious maple syrup. Oh, and did we mention the chocolate chips, too? Yeah.
Make pumpkin muffins with maple syrup
Maple Walnut Coffee Cakes 4 of 16Do doughnuts bring too much guilt? Try these tender, buttery, mini coffee cakes with sweet maple and crunchy walnuts for a sweet breakfast.
Make maple walnut coffee cakes
Maple Bacon Cornmeal Waffles 5 of 16Golden, crusty waffles with a soft interior that are studded with bits of bacon and maple syrup? Yes, please!
Make Maple Bacon Cornmeal Waffles
Pumpkin Spice Maple Rice Porridge 6 of 16I think all of the three bears would stop for this spiced porridge.
Make pumpkin spice maple rice porridge
Roasted Garlic Maple Cauliflower Soup 7 of 16A simple pureed cauliflower soup that's accented with fall flavors and kissed with rich maple syrup.
Make roasted garlic maple cauliflower soup
Maple Spiced Glazed Sweet Potatoes 8 of 16Vegans have fun with their food, too. Need proof? Make these maple-glazed sweet potatoes in lieu of the typical casserole.
Make maple spiced glazed sweet potatoes
Maple Acorn Squash Rings 9 of 16They might not replace a diamond ring, but these squash rings sure are tasty.
Make maple acorn squash rings
Brussels Sprouts with Maple Buttered Pecans 10 of 16Pecans that are candied with maple syrup and butter add a big crunch to these Brussels sprouts. We consider this a highly enjoyable way to eat veggies for kids and adults alike.
Make Brussels Sprouts with Maple Buttered Pecans
Maple Ginger Sweet Potato Casserole 11 of 16This is not your mom's sweet potato casserole ... unless she added coconut, nutmeg, orange zest and maple syrup.
Make maple ginger sweet potato casserole
Maple Tamari Seared Tofu 12 of 16This recipe just might make you a tofu fan — it's mildly sticky, sweet, and savory all at once.
Make maple tamari seared tofu
Black & Orange Maple Toffee Popcorn 13 of 16This treat may be orange and black, but you'll be blue if you only enjoy it on Halloween. This snack should be enjoyed at least once a month!
Make black and orange maple toffee popcorn
Maple Bacon Caramel Corn 14 of 16Adding maple syrup and chunks of crispy bacon to caramel corn just puts it over the top.
Make maple bacon caramel corn
Maple Walnut Pecan Pie 15 of 16What's the square route of pi? We couldn't tell you. But we can say with certainty that pecan pie and maple syrup are a match made in heaven.
Make maple walnut pecan pie
Maple Syrup Tarts 16 of 16These are best served warm, straight from the oven, topped with a scoop of your favorite vanilla ice cream.
Make maple syrup tarts
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