Heat margarine over low heat until golden brown and remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar and maple flavoring. Beat in enough hot water until smooth and of desired consistency.
Mix all ingredients exept glaze. ( If dough is soft, cover and refrigerate. ) Heat oven to 375 degrees.
Drop dough by level tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until almost no indentation remains when touched, about 10 minutes. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Cool. Spread with Browned Maple Glaze.