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4.92 from 25 votes


Maple Bars made in minutes with crescent dough & a delicious homemade maple glaze. Never buy store bought again after tasting these warm, fresh maple bars! 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: maple bars
Servings: 8
Calories: 342kcal
Author: Butter With A Side of Bread


  • 1 8- count can refrigerated biscuit dough I used Pillsbury Grand Homestyle Buttermilk biscuits
  • 2 cups canola oil for frying
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 TBSP milk
  • 1 TBSP corn syrup
  • 2 tsp maple extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar


  • Pour 2 cups of canola oil into a medium sized saucepan and begin heating on medium-low heat (I set mine at 4.)
  • Open the biscuit dough and separate. Gently stretch the biscuits into an oblong shape, as opposed to the round shape they come in.
  • In a small saucepan, combine butter and brown sugar. Whisk in milk and heat for about 5 minutes on medium heat, stirring often, until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove from heat and add in corn syrup and maple extract. Add in powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time, whisking until smooth between additions.
  • Add 1-2 tsp more milk if necessary. Glaze will begin to harden if you leave it sitting- which is what you want! Once all powdered sugar is added, keep maple glaze warm on the stove, whisking occasionally.
  • Check the temperature of the oil using a meat thermometer– it needs to read 350 degrees F. Increase heat gradually if necessary.
  • Once oil is ready, drop bars in 2 at a time. Let cook for about 2 minutes, then turn and cook an additional 2 minutes on the other side. This process of cooking the doughnuts goes very fast, so have a paper towel covered plate ready to set the bars on when cooked. Bars should be a nice golden brown.
  • Let bars cool for a few minutes, then whisk the glaze to make sure it’s smooth enough to dip each bar. Dip the bar, then immediately turn glaze side up on a cooling rack.
  • Repeat this process until all bars are fried and glazed. They’re best eaten within an hour, but even the next morning they’re amazing!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 345mg | Potassium: 94mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 186IU | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg