Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Carrot Cookies with Orange Zest Icing

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream shortening and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add eggs and beat until fluffy.
  3. Add mashed carrots.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt, and add to creamed mixture.
  5. Stir in coconut.
  6. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes.
  8. Cool, then ice with Orange Frosting (follows).
  9. Orange Frosting: In a small bowl, combine all ingredients; stir until well mixed.


Most Helpful

I am particularly fond of Carrot Cookies. These are not too sweet and make a nice, light,tasty cookie. I didn't think they were sweet enough without the icing.

Sharlene~W April 12, 2005

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