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Carrot Cookies Recipe

Carrot Cookies Recipe

These cookies are both flavorful and colorful. The shredded carrots add nice bright flecks of orange color.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min/batch YIELD:27 servings

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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.