Carrot Cookies

Grandma Hutchison and Great Grandma Jenny Fry used to make these cookies.
Carrot Cookies
Carrot Cookies

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    c. sugar

  • 1

    c. shortening

  • 1

    c. carrots, sliced, cooked and mashed. 2 c. flour

  • 1/4

    t. salt

  • 2

    t. baking powder

  • 1

    t. lemon juice

  • Icing for cookies:

  • 1 1/2

    c. powdered sugar

  • 1/2

    c. orange juice

  • 1

    egg

  • 3

    T. grated orange peel

Directions

Cookies: Cream shortening and sugar. Add beaten egg and mashed carrots. Sift flour, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture and mix thoroughly. Drop by spoonful's onto cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes @ 350 degrees. Icing: Mix together powdered sugar, orange peel, and juice. Frost cooled cookies. Grandma Hutchison always used strained baby carrots in place of the cooked carrots.,

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