Luscious Carrot Cookies Recipe

Luscious Carrot Cookies Recipe

Luscious Carrot Cookies Recipe

  • Makes: 12 Servings
  • Ready In: 25 mins
  • Prep Time: 10-15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins

Looking for a healthier option for that after school snack or lunchbox treat? These carrot cookies love the company of a tall glass of cold milk -and there is no rule which says you have to tell the kids what is in them…

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 263
  • Fat: 14g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Sodium: 282mg
  • Carbohydrates: 32g

Ingredients:

  1. 3/4 cup sugar
    1 cup butter
    1 cup cooked, mashed carrots
    1 egg
    2 cups flour
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:

    1. Cream sugar and butter together.
    2. Add Carrots, vanilla, and egg.
    3. Mix well.
    4. Sift dry ingredients together and add creamed mixture.
    5. Drop from teaspoon onto lightly greased baking sheet.
    6. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.

    Tip: Tastes great with orange flavored icing.

    Health Tip: You can substitute the margarine for an 3/4 cup applesauce and 1/4 cup saflower margarine. This dramatically reduces fat (by 100 calories per cookie!) and adds fiber, potassium, vitamin A, calcium, and folate -- now that's not a bad trade.ether and add to creamed mixture.
Karen

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