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Carrot Cookies

 Carrot Cookies
These cookies are both flavorful and colorful. The shredded carrots add nice bright flecks of orange color.
27 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min/batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs; mix well. Stir in
  • carrots. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to
  • carrot mixture.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking
  • sheets. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 128 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 80 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.