Making Carrot Cookies

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Use grated or mashed carrots to make delectable carrot cookies. Hide the veggies where the kids or the adults can't see them. The sweetness of carrots is already know from the many variations of carrot cake, now try these cookies.


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Most kids don't like veggies. Here's a tricky recipe that will make kids eat vegetables. Deceive them with with healthy goodness of these carrot cookies.


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/3 cup soft butter or vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder


  1. Mix all dry ingredients.
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  3. Add the carrots.
  4. Break the egg and mix well.
  5. Pour vegetable oil or soft butter into the mixture then continue mixing until well combined.
  6. Chill mixture for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  7. Scoop chilled mixture, form into balls and align in a greased baking sheet.
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  9. Bake in a preheated oven over 180 C (356 F) for 15 to 20 minutes.
  10. Serve.
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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.

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February 2, 2010


  • 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.

By Robin

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