Frosted Carrot Cookies

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Total Time
45mins
Prep
35 mins
Cook
10 mins

Not an overly sweet cookie, until you frost them. My family likes these and I usually make them around Easter.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. To make frosting: Add all frosting ingredients to a mixing bowl; beat until light and fluffy.
  2. To make cookies: Add the flour, baking powder, and salt to a mixing bowl; stir to combine; set aside.
  3. Add shortening to a large mixing bowl; cream.
  4. Gradually add in sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  5. Add in the carrots and eggs; beat well.
  6. Add in dry ingredients; stir to mix well.
  7. Add in coconut; stir to mix.
  8. Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto a lightly greased baking sheet; place 2-inches apart.
  9. Bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Let cool on cookie sheets for 1-2 minutes, then transfer to rack and let cool completely.
  11. Frost with Orange Frosting.