Carrot Cookies III

Carrot Cookies III

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"This is a soft cookie my grandmother used to make, very good."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 88 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 48 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cream together the sugar, shortening and the egg.
  3. Add cooked cooled mashed carrots, flour, baking powder, salt and vanilla. Mix well.
  4. Drop on greased cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
  5. To Make Frosting: Combine orange juice with the grated rind of one orange. Add enough confectioners' sugar to thicken. Put on cookies while hot.
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These were very good! I decreased the amount of veg. shortening to 1/2 cup, and instead of making the glaze I added the orange juice and zest to the batter. They taste like soft, fluffy sugar c...

I find this receipe only made 18 decent size cookies. I also made the mistake of adding the orange zest and juice to the cookie batter. Tasted wonderful and I didn't need the extra calories of u...

These were great! I used the suggestion of 5 carrots to make 1 cup of mashed carrots, but found that that was still a little much. Maybe 4 next time. Also, the icing needed WAY more than 1/...