Carrot Cookies

Carrot Cookies Recipe

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Dianne Myers


I want to use up some carrots I had and decided to modify three cookie recipes into one. Happily it turned out great. These cookies are light and airy. Enjoy!


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20 Min
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  • 1 c
    shortening, butter flavor
  • 3/4 c
  • 2
  • 1 c
    carrot, shredded
  • 1 tsp
    orange extract
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Carrot Cookies


  1. In a bowl, cream shortening (not butter) and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs and extract; mix well.
  3. Fold in carrots.
  4. Combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder and salt; gradually add to the carrot mixture.
  5. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4 1/2 dozen.

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About Carrot Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Carrots

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