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Glazed Orange Carrot Cookies Recipe


  • Author: Jocelyn Brown

Description

Easy and delicious orange carrot cookies are made with mashed carrots and then glazed with a delicious orange icing. Perfect as a springtime dessert or breakfast treat!


Ingredients

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Ingredients:

2/3 cup shortening or softened butter

3/4 cup sugar

1 cup carrots, cooked and mashed

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla 

1 teaspoon orange zest

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons baking powder

Glaze:

1/4 cup hot orange juice

2 cups powdered sugar

zest of 1 large or 2 small oranges, less 1 teaspoon used in cookie dough.


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. With a mixer, beat shortening and sugar until crumbly.
  3. Add carrots, egg, vanilla and orange zest to sugar mixture and beat until well mixed.
  4. Sift flour, salt and baking powder and gradually add to dough, mixing well.
  5. Drop by spoonfuls onto cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 15 minutes until golden.
  7. Make glaze while cookies are cooling by combining hot orange juice and powdered sugar.  Stir until all lumps are smooth, then stir in zest.
  8. Drizzle glaze on top of cooled cookies.
  9. Optional: lightly sprinkle with additional orange zest for garnish.

 

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