Carrot Cookies

Carrot Cookies

"These cookies are both flavorful and colorful. The shredded carrots add nice bright flecks of orange color."
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20 m servings
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  1. 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 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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I liked these cookies, with some minor adjustments. They came out nice a soft, but I did change the recipe as I thought they would be too bland as is. This is what I did: I used margarine inst...

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I didn't follow exact because I knew the cookie lovers in this house wouldn't like them without double the sugar ( I would be fine with it mind you). Following the other reviews I also added 1 ...

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I liked these cookies, with some minor adjustments. They came out nice a soft, but I did change the recipe as I thought they would be too bland as is. This is what I did: I used margarine inst...

these are totally awesome. my 2 year old and her little friends love them too! I did add just a touch of oatmeal to bulk them up and that was great. I used part butter and part oil instead of sh...

I need to eat more carrots for dietary reasons so i tried this recipe and have mixed feelings about it. The base recipe is mediocre, however with some very helpful modifications as offered by ot...

Good stuff. I found that the baking time was nice and exact. I also added walnuts, which seem to have made the cookies slightly more addictive. I find myself eating them. If BUSYGAL's advice on ...

added half tsp pumpkin spice needs a little....brn sugar to make them less cakey

I followed the recipe except adding a teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice and vanilla. This is a very good cookie. I also frosted it with a quick vanilla frosting.

I make these all the time when I need to bring cookies to a shower, baptism, or special occasion. I use butter for the shortening and mash my cooked carrots. If you like coconut you can add 3/4 ...

surprisingly fantastic! be careful not to eat too many all at once...you tummy will not like you in the morning!! you'll definately get your fibre with these!!

I added one tablespoon of lemon extract and they came out great! This is definitely a soft cookie recipe. I used about a half cup extra of shredded carrot and a half and half combination of wh...

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