Iced Carrot Cookies

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 875
Yield: 3 dozen


1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 cup carrot, peeled, cooked and mashed
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 drops almond extract
Citrus Icing:
1/4 cup butter, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons orange or lemon juice
1 tablespoon orange or lemon zest


Iced Carrot Cookies:
Blend together butter and sugar; add egg and carrots. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt; add to butter mixture, blending well. Stir in extracts. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes, or until just lightly golden. Let cool and frost with Citrus Icing.

Citrus Icing:
Blend butter and powdered sugar. Add juice and zest; mix well.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 875
Calories from Fat: 405

This Iced Carrot Cookies recipe is from the 101 Cupcake, Cookie & Brownie Recipes Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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