50 Amazing Maple Syrup Recipes
It’s not just for pancakes, here are 50 sweet and savory maple syrup recipes that are also easy to make!
I have traveled all over the world, and I usually bring a small bottle of maple syrup to give someone as a taste from home.
Inevitably the recipient thanks me and says they’ll make pancakes.
I usually explain that you can use maple syrup the same way you’d use honey.
I actually use it as a sweetener in my coffee or in homemade salad dressing.
There are so many uses.
But it wasn’t until I went to Lanark County in Ottawa Valley to learn about maple syrup in Ontario that I truly appreciated it.
Ottawa Valley Maple Adventures
Outside North America maple syrup can be very expensive.
And that’s because maple syrup is valuable. It’s over ten times more valuable than oil.
In 2012 there was the great Maple Syrup Heist where three men stole $18 million dollars in maple syrup.
As Canadians making maple syrup is in our blood. Or at least our geography.
85% of the world’s production is in Canada and most of that is in Quebec.
But it’s also throughout eastern Canada and it’s a common Nova Scotia food.
Here are 50 sweet and savoury recipes using maple syrup. You’ll see some incredible maple desserts but also don’t forget maple with bacon!
This Instant Pot maple glazed pork loin is so easy to make and is perfect with salad and rice. With a touch of sweetness it is a kid friendly recipe.
Straight from a popular bakery, these maple bacon shortbread cookies are so easy to make and yet full of maple bacon flavour.
These pressure cooker ribs in a spicy maple sauce are so easy to make they’ll quickly become a family favourite.
One the best maple syrup recipes you can find.
An easy beignet recipe with maple blossoms that is surprisingly quick to make and gives the true taste of spring.
These iconic maple leaf cookies are better than any you could buy at the store!
The aromatic cookies and irresistible maple butter frosting come together to create an irresistible treat that melts in the mouth.
Layers of light and fluffy pumpkin spice cake complement decadently rich Maple Brown Sugar Icing in this easy, tasty cake.
Homemade baked beans with a touch of maple syrup are perfect flavors of sweet, savory, with a touch of spice. This maple syrup recipe will quickly become a family favorit
Maple syrup recipes can be healthy! This maple and bacon sweet potato bake is a family favourite, with everyone wanting seconds!
You’ll never buy store-bought again after you try this homemade granola recipe.
It’s lightly sweetened with maple syrup and the crunchy clusters are loaded with oats, nuts, dried fruit, and warm cinnamon.
Plus, it’s so easy to make – just combine the 8 ingredients together and bake it into golden perfection
Learn how to make maple butter from pure maple, so you can spread it on toast or sandwich it between cookies.
The best brussels sprouts include maple syrup, bacon and onions. You’ll love this sweet/savoury combo and never have to fin anotherbrussels sprout recipe again!
Enjoy pecan pie cheesecake without turning on your oven with this no bake Maple Pecan Cheesecake Dip
Roasting a chicken is a basic cooking skill everyone should know, but there’s no need to roast a whole one if you’re only cooking for 1-2 people. Learn how with these maple roasted chicken quarters!
One of the most fun maple syrup recipes! Homemade maple marshmallows are all natural, no corn syrup marshmallows made with maple syrup ~ upgrade your hot cocoa with these refined sugar free treats!
Creamy potato soup with hints of maple and cinnamon roasted pecans sprinkled on top.
This maple sweet potato soup is delightful and healthy comfort food for those colder months.
Maple walnut blondies ~ warm butterscotch-y flavors of maple and brown sugar with lots of crunchy walnuts ~ it’s one of the best desserts I’ve ever made!
This maple glazed ham is packed full of flavor. Made in the electric roaster, this ham comes out perfectly moist and delicious.
Apple maple bacon pancakes combine apples, bacon, pancakes, and maple syrup for an incredibly delicious breakfast that is perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch.
Sweet potatoes are dusted with chili powder and brown sugar and roasted in the oven.
Then they’re topped with lots of scallions and a glaze made from fresh cranberries, orange juice, lemon juice, mustard and maple syrup.
An incredibly delicious side dish for a special occasion.
One of the more decadent maple syrup recipes! These maple bacon scones are buttery, salty, and slightly sweet all at the same time.
These are the ultimate breakfast scone combining two of my favorite things – real maple syrup and crispy bacon.
I drizzled a maple icing over the scones when done and then a sprinkle of extra bacon (because it’s bacon!)
A delicious salad recipe with roasted butternut squash, pecans, dried cranberries, goat cheese and caramelized onions finished off with a delicious maple dijon dressing.
These baked maple frosted donuts are cake-style donuts with a thick, sweet maple frosting. Homemade donuts are a lot easier than you think!
Easy crispy air fryer bacon is the ultimate addition to your breakfast needs, actually you can have it any time of day.
Perfectly crispy and oh so delicious candied slices of bacon will be sure to please the crowd.
And the best part is no bacon grease splatters to clean up.
Simple, flavourful, and healthy, this meal prep is one of many great vegan friendly maple syrup recipes.
Make this maple soy tofu meal prep to enjoy for the week.
This maple spiced Old Fashioned is a delightful twist on your favorite classic cocktail.
Easy dip recipe with real maple syrup and candied bacon. This sweet Bacon Dip is a great breakfast or dessert dip for a brunch, holiday, party or shower.
This maple tahini dressing is so easy to whip up and the end result is a delicious layer of flavors for any salad.
The perfect spice cake with maple bourbon glaze and cream cheese frosting. Great for breakfast or dessert.
This sweet and salty maple bacon popcorn is the perfect snack!
These gooey butter tart bars deliver all the goodness of the classic Canadian dessert, complete with a sweet maple syrup filling.
Maple pecan bars are made with a brown sugar shortbread crust and rich maple pecan pie filling.
Shrimp baked in a sauce of spicy chili paste and maple syrup is the perfect sweet and savory combination, with just a hint of spice!
A unique twist on a Canadian classic, these smoked maple butter tarts are pure bliss!
Topped with sea salt, they’re a gourmet treat that gets rave reviews every time.
These maple bacon deviled eggs are a great twist on classic maple syrup recipes.
A hint of sweet from the maple syrup, the smokiness of delicious bacon, a bit of heat from sriracha and Fresno chile.
Maple apple crisp with maple syrup and a cookie crumble and top with whip or ice cream – so delicious. Definitely a must try!
Maple syrup recipes are perfect for parties!
These oven baked maple mustard wings will be a hit at your next party. A flavorful but easy sauce coats these tender fall apart chicken wings.
A fun and delicious recipe for homemade donuts made with maple syrup.
These Maple Rosemary Spiced Nuts are tossed in a sweet and savory blend of spices along with melted butter.
They’re baked in the oven until fragrant. Enjoy as a snack or sprinkled on your favorite salad!
This old fashioned ice cream flavor is loaded with walnuts in a creamy maple base!
Blueberry cinnamon rolls topped with bacon and maple glaze are a delicious way to start the morning.
These maple balsamic roasted vegetables are made in a sheet pan and very flavorful!
They make for a quick and easy side dish or appetizer.
These maple ginger chicken thighs are the perfect easy weeknight chicken dinner.
A simple marinade with maple syrup and ginger turns into a sticky sweet and tangy sauce that coats crispy chicken thighs and fresh apples.
This easy to make golden brown skillet chicken is coated in the most delicious savory sweet maple-balsamic glaze.
Nutty almonds and maple syrup meet creamy Greek yogurt and frozen banana to create a heavenly Almond Smoothie you won’t be able to get enough of.
Maple glazed pork chops make an amazing, quick, and easy dinner that the whole family loves!
These maple-sweetened breakfast buns are so simple to make! They are lightly spiced and yield a soft and subtle bun.
The crowning glory of this cinnamon apple cake is the delectable salted maple buttercream. Plain delicious.
Maple cake is made with pure maple syrup for the ultimate winter flavor. Each layer is coated with maple cream cheese frosting and garnished with pecans.