Connie's Carrot Cookies

Connie Ottman

By
@cottman

When these cookies are in the oven, your house will smell heavenly!! The original recipe was found on the back of a Duncan Hines carrot cake mix. However, after following their recipe, I made a few tweeks. Makes 5 1/2 dozen. Enjoy!


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Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
duncan hines decadent carrot cake mix
1 pkg
carrot & raisins (included in cake mix) & 1/2 cup additional raisins if desired.
2
eggs, room temperature
1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
hot water (used to hydrate carrots and raisins)
1/2 c
oatmeal
1 c
chopped nuts (optional, i used walnuts)
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
additional raisins if you prefer

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

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2Hydrate carrot and raisins in 1 cup of hot water. Allow to hydrate at least 5 minutes. Strain before adding to cake mix.

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3Beat butter and cake mix, then add eggs (one at a time) and vanilla to batter.

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4Add drained raisins and carrots to batter and mix.

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5Add nuts and oatmeal to batter and mix.

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6Spoon heaping teaspoon of batter onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Wet your fingers and press slightly on top of cookies to flatten.

7Bake for 12 minutes at 350 degrees.

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8Remove cookies and cool on wire rack.

9Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #nuts, #Kids, #Carrots, #raisins