Simply Scrumptious Carrot Cake Cookies

READY IN: 48mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

Quick and simple to make, these delicious cookies can provide a little pick-me-up during a dreary winter day or give someone special to you a little smile.

Top Review by Midwest Maven

These were so delicious! Yummy with the frosting and without, but with they are extra yummy. Great use of the contest ingredients, good luck! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cream together butter and brown sugar until smooth.
  3. Stir in eggs one at a time, until smooth.
  4. Add honey, pineapple, carrot, and vanilla, stirring until mixed.
  5. Sift flour and stir into wet mixture along with the oats, salt, baking soda, baking powder, currants, almonds, cinnamon, cardamom, and ginger.
  6. Drop mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls onto a greased or parchment paper lined baking sheet a couple of inches apart.
  7. Bake cookies in the preheated 375F oven for 10-12 minutes or until browned around the edges.
  8. Allow cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a minute or two, then finish cooling on wire racks.
  9. Mix together ingredients for icing until it is a smooth thick consistency, adding additional powdered sugar if necessary.
  10. Spread on cookies and allow the icing to set and dry for one or more hours, then pack between layers of waxed paper.

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