1Preheat oven to 180 C. Grease two large oven trays and line with baking paper.
2Beat butter, extract and maple syrup in a small bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy; stir in combined sifted flours. Spoon mixture into a piping bag fitted with 1-cm fluted tube.
3Pipe stars 3 cm apart onto trays. Bake for about 15 mins; cool cookies on tray.
Bauer/The Australian Women's Weekly/ Photo: Alan Benson
Text: Evol Ferguson