These Canadian cookies are easy to make and perfect for the holidays.
Place maple syrup in a pan over a burner and reduce by 1/3. Add to sugar and pulse in food processor until uniform. Cream butter and sugar. Add pinch salt and vanilla extract. Add walnuts and flour all at once. Mix just to combine. Form dough into 2 logs, 1½ inches in diameter. Freeze. Cut into ¼-inch slices. Arrange on sheet pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown on the edges. Cool on cooling racks.