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Julie’s Orange Carrot Cookies recipe

Julie’s orange-scented carrot cookies areall dressed up in a lovely orange icing…just to please you!

Recipe: Julie’s Orange CarrotCookies

Cookies:1 cup mashed cooked carrot
1 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons finely grated orange peel
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped nutsOrange Icing:
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon orange extract

  • For Cookies: Preheat oven to 350°F(175°C).
  • In a bowl beat mashed carrots, shortening,and sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds.Add eggs. Beat till thoroughly combined.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder andsalt. Stir into creamed mixture. Add grated orange peel and vanilla.Stir in chopped nuts.
  • Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2-inchesapart onto a greased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
  • For Orange icing: In a bowl combine orangeextract with powdered sugar; add milk. Beat till smooth and creamy.Frost warm cookies.

    Makes 36 cookies.

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    I actually wondered if more of my cookie swag had an orange influence and then I realized it was orange in yours that was doing the trick. If comments are closed and there are comments, let’s leave a little note, shall we?

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