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Frosted Carrot Cookies recipe

Carrot coconut cookies frosted with a zestyorange icing.

Recipe: Frosted Carrot Cookies

4 large carrots, scraped and sliced2 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt3/4 cup vegetable shortening3/4 cup granulated sugar1 large egg1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconutFrosting:1 teaspoon grated orange rind1 1/2 tablespoons fresh orange juice1 teaspoon butter or margarine, melted1 1/4 cups sifted powdered sugar

  • Place sliced carrots in a medium saucepan;add water just to cover. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat,and simmer for 25 minutes or until tender. Drain well and mashcarrots; set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a medium bowl whisk together the flour,baking powder and salt; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, using an electricmixer at medium speed, cream the shortening and sugar until lightand fluffy. Add egg, beating well; add reserved mashed carrotsand vanilla and blend well. Stir in flour mixture until justblended. Fold in coconut until blended.
  • Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2-inchesapart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightlybrowned. Transfer to wire racks. Spreadfrosting over warm cookies and allow to stand until frostinghas set.
  • For Frosting: Combine orange rind, orangejuice, and butter in a medium mixing bowl. Add powdered sugarand beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until smooth.Makes about 1/2 cup.

    Makes about 6 dozen.

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    This recipe is a sweet and tasty cookie that you can take to parties, bake for home, or give as a gift. The carrot brings out the color in the cookies to turn to an ivory-orange color, beautiful!

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