Carrot Cookies

Carrot Cookies Recipe

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Richard Hoover


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Makes 30 cookies
15 Min
10 Min


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3/4 c
3/4 c
butter flavored shortening
1 1/4 c
grated carrots (3 med. carrots)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
lemon extract
2 c
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp


1 c
powdered sugar
2-3 Tbsp
orange juice

How to Make Carrot Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Cream together the sugar and shortening until fluffy. Add the egg, carrots and extracts and mix well. Add the flour, baking powder and salt to combine.
  • 3Drop dough by the tablespoon onto a greased cookie sheets. bake for 10 minutes.
  • 4To make the icing combine the powdered and orange juice.
  • 5Remove the cookies from the oven and cool for about 5 minutes and then drizzle with icing while still warm.

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About Carrot Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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