Orange Cookies II

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"A plain soft cookie with finely grated carrots and a delicious orange icing."
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servings 177 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 177 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 128 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Cook the grated carrots in enough water to cover. Boil until just soft and drain. Do not over cook!
  3. Cream the shortening and sugar together. Add the egg and mix well. Stir in the cooked carrots while still warm.
  4. Add the sifted flour, salt and baking soda and mix to combine.
  5. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto parchment paper lined baking sheets and bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 12 minutes. Let cool then frost with Orange Icing.
  6. To Make Orange Icing: Add enough confectioners' sugar to the orange juice and orange zest to make a spreading consistency. Spread icing over cooled cookies and let dry.



I'll admit it, I did not read the recipe all the way through before starting. When I realized that there wasn't any orange juice in the actual cookie batter I pretty much wrote these little coo...

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