How to make it

  • Beat shortening; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  • Add egg, carrots and vanilla, beating well after each addtion.
  • Sift together dry ingredients; stir into carrot mixture and mix well.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased or parchment paper lined baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350 for about 20 minutes.
  • Transfer cookies to racks to cool.
  • Ice cookies with Orange Icing while still warm.
  • Orange Icing:
  • Combine juice and orange rind with butter, stir in sifted confectioner's sugar until esired spreading consistency is reached. Add more juice or sugar as needed.

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  • krumkake 11 years ago
    Great sounding cookie - the contrast of the carrots with the orange frosting sounds like the "something different" I've been craving...thank you!
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    " It was excellent "
    lor ate it and said...
    I LOVE THIS RECIPE! I have 3 huge bags of carrots and it's going to be fun thinking of new ways to use them ;) Your recipe is perfect and thanks so much for submitting it to the group. It's a high "5" all the way!
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    " It was excellent "
    fizzle3nat ate it and said...
    These look wonderful! I'll bet they're nice and moist with the mashed carrot. Mmmmmmm
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