Preheat oven to 375. In a mixing bowl combine wet ingredients and mix together using a hand mixer. In a separate bowl, combine all dry ingredients except sugar. Fold dry ingredients (including nuts) into wet ingredients and mix until dough forms. Using a tablespoon, create rounded balls of dough (a rounded tablespoon worth of dough), and lightly press the dough balls onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Sprinkle cookies with maple sugar and bake for 15 minutes. Repeat process until all dough is used up. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack. Serve with an ice cold glass of soy ‘nog!