Carrot Cake Cookies

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Carrot Cake Cookies
These Carrot Cake Cookies are a great alternative to a large carrot cake. Make these when you don't have time to make a cake or when you want something easier to transport. Try this recipe for a new take on an age old recipe.
carrot cake cookies
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
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Servings
Ingredients
Glaze
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Dessert
Servings
Ingredients
Glaze
carrot cake cookies
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set it aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the melted butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until mixed.
  3. Add the egg and stir until combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir until there are no streaks of flour. Add the shredded carrots and shredded coconut and mix until combined.
  6. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Let cool for 1-2 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. To prepare the cream cheese frosting, whisk the cream cheese, powdered sugar, and milk until smooth. Once the cookies have cooled, drizzle with cream cheese frosting, if desired.

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