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Carrot Cookies with Orange Frosting

Carrot Cookies with Orange Frosting
by Em, Cookie Club Member
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Category: Desserts, Cookies
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Level: Easy to Bake
Yield: 3 Dozen Cookies

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3/4 c. butter 
3/4 c. sugar 
1 egg 
1 t. vanilla
1 c. cooked mashed carrots 
2 c. flour 
2 t. baking powder
1 t. salt


Cream butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add egg and vanilla, beat until fluffy. Add carrots. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt, and add to creamed mixture. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 minutes; cookies should be baked through, but removed from oven before they begin to brown. Cool, then ice with frosting.

Orange Frosting...

2 c. confectioners' sugar
Orange rind
Orange juice

In a small bowl, combine sugar, a bit of orange rind, juice from orange (or orange juice from refrigerator), and a dash of salt. Stir until well mixed. Spread on cooled carrot cookies.