Carrot Cookies


  • 1 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cooked, mashed carrots
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
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  • 1/2 tsp. salt


Cook and mash the carrots to measure 1 cup. Cream shortening and sugar. Add carrots, egg and vanilla and mix well. Add dry ingredients. Drop on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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  • 1 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 t. salt


In a mixing 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 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400 degrees F for 8-10 minutes. or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.


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