Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

These are not at all dark and dense like carrot cake. They are light and fluffy and probably would be good for you if only one could reduce the butter and sugar content.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1: Cream butter until light and fluffy. Beat in sugar. Add egg, carrots, vanilla and grated orange peel. Beat well after each addition.
  2. 2: Sift together dry ingredients and add. Mix well.
  3. 3: Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  4. 4: Make ORANGE FROSTING with 1 T. softened butter, 1°C powdered sugar, 2 t. grated orange peel, and 2 T. orange juice. Frost cookies when cool.