Total Time
25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

From TOH Simple & Delicious mag. This cookie dough can be frozen.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, buttermilk and vanilla. Combine the flour, cinnamon, salt, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg and cloves; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in the oats, carrots and pecans.
  2. To freeze cookie dough, drop desired amount of dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets; cover and freeze until firm. Transfer frozen cookie dough balls into resealable plastic freezer bag. May be frozen for up to 3 months.
  3. Drop remaining cookie dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 6-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  4. To use frozen cookie dough: Place dough balls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.