Hi there, fellow baking enthusiasts! I'm a stay-at-home mom who loves spending her free time in the kitchen, creating delicious treats for my family. Today, I want to share with you my unique and delicious recipe for Carrot Cookies. These cookies are not only sweet and chewy, but also pack in a healthy dose of carrots. I'm excited to show you how easy and fun it is to make these cookies that will make both your sweet tooth and your health happy!
- Large mixing bowl
- Electric mixer or stand mixer
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Baking sheet
- Parchment paper
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
- 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 cup finely grated carrots about 2 medium-sized carrots
- 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
Serving Size: 1CookieCalories: 130calFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 120mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 1gSugar: 10gProtein: 2g
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
- Beat in the egg and vanilla extract until fully incorporated.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, and ground cinnamon.
- Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, mixing until just combined.
- Fold in the grated carrots and rolled oats until evenly distributed.
- Using a cookie scoop or spoon, drop rounded balls of dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden and the centers are set.
- Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
- For extra crunch and flavor, try adding chopped walnuts or raisins to the dough.
- These cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. To extend their shelf life, you can store them in the fridge or freezer.
- These cookies are a great option for a healthy snack, breakfast, or even dessert. Kids and adults alike will love the combination of sweetness and nutty flavors.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!
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