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Carrot Cookies

Carrot Cookies

102 Ratings
102 Ratings
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Makes: 30 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Carrots give this traditional oatmeal and raisin cookie a colorful and tasty twist.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup margarine (soft)
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup carrot (grated raw)
  • 2 egg whites (well beaten)
  • 2 cups flour (all purpose)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups oatmeal, quick cooking (raw)
  • 1 cup raisins

Directions

1. In a large bowl, cream together margarine and honey. Stir in carrots and egg whites.

2. Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, oatmeal and raisins. Gradually stir flour-oatmeal mixture into creamed mixture, just until all flour is mixed. Do not over mix.

3. Drop from teaspoon on greased baking sheet. Flatten slightly and bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Notes

Instead of honey, you can use 1 1/4 cups sugar mixed with 1/4 cup water.

Learn more about carrots.

Source:

Virginia Cooperative Extension, Healthy Futures

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 cookies, 1/30 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 119
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 96 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars included 9 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 27 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 78 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 119
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars included 9 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 27 mg
Potassium 78 mg
Sodium 96 mg
Copper 45 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 8 mg
Phosphorus 33 mg
Selenium 4 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 67 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 4 mcg
Folate 26 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 4 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 1/2 ounces

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These never really seemed to be baked, and the honey flavor was overwhelming.
12/23/15
We have prepared this recipe many times with different audiences. When everyone finds out there are carrots and not any sugar in the recipe they are surprised. In my opinion it is a great and healthy recipe.
03/16/07
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