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Carrot Chocolate Chip Cookies

 Carrot Chocolate Chip Cookies
"The recipe for these scrumptious cookies was handwritten in a cookbook I received from my husband's grandmother," notes Karin Woodbury of Ocala, Florida. "She told my husband when he was young that these treats were a good way to get his carrots. He loved then anyway!"
21 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 cup raisins

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat brown sugar and oil until blended. Beat in
  • eggs, then milk. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon,
  • baking soda and nutmeg; gradually add to egg mixture and mix well.
  • Stir in the chips, oats, carrots and raisins.
  • Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets coated with cooking
  • spray; flatten slightly. Bake at 350° for 10-13 minutes or until
  • golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • Yield: about 7 dozen.

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Carrot Chocolate Chip Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: One serving (4 cookies) equals 197 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 99 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.