Carrot Walnut Cookies Recipe -

Carrot Walnut Cookies

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"Carrot walnut cookies with orange cream cheese icing."

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Original recipe makes 4 dozen Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Beat all ingredients except flour and nuts in a large bowl with mixer on medium speed until blended (mixture will look curdled).
  3. With mixer on low speed beat in flour just until blended. Stir in walnuts.
  4. Drop by rounded tablespoon 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes until tops look dry. Cool on cookie sheet 1 minute before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Frost with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting (see footnote for link to recipe).
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Jan 05, 2008

Pretty runny batter. Turned out to be pretty flat cookies which were fine. I topped with orange cream cheese frosting. I left out the walnuts. Got lots of complements!

Mar 15, 2013

Amazing! I used whole-wheat flour for the all-purpose flour. I used 1 can carrots (drained) that I pureed along with a handful of raw baby carrots, grated. I juiced some Cuties oranges, and used the fresh juice in the batter & frosting. In the frosting I added some Grand Mariner. Baked as instructed- they came out perfect- soft- not hard. Cooled then frosted. I WILL make these again!


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Mar 09, 2010

loved this simple recipe. i used canned carrots, mushed up before adding, because i had extra on hand. and to adjust for high altitude, i added 1/4 cup more orange juice and 2 T flour. topped with store bought cream cheese frosting. i made a tray of these for teacher appreciation at my kids' school - they were a huge hit! am making again and again! Thank you Debbie Rowe!

Jan 26, 2013

Well I used fresh grated carrots , 1/2 cup. The mixture turned out very dense and I could roll them Into balls. They stayed that way. Took about 18 Minutes to bake. I used 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/3 cup honey. The cookie balls turned out okay. I'll make them again.


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  • Calories
  • 144 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.8 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 138 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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