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Carrot Cake Cookies

These cookies are super moist and delicious.  The icing makes them special.

Carrot Cake Cookies

Carrot Cake Cookies

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup sugar or honey
  • ¾ cup butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup carrots, cooked and mashed, cooled
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup Gurley’s Flake Coconut
  • ½ cup Gurley’s Walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • Icing:
  • ½ package powdered sugar
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • orange juice
  • ½ cup Gurley’s Walnuts, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix sugar or honey, butter, egg and carrots.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder, salt and vanilla.
  4. Fold in coconut and walnuts.
  5. Drop by heaping tablespoon onto non-stick cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 12 to 14 minutes.
  7. Icing: Mix powdered sugar, orange peel and just enough orange juice to make icing desired consistency. When cooled, frost cookies and dust with walnuts.