Cooking at Home - Carrot Cookies

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Published Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Makes: 30 servings

Carrots give this traditional oatmeal and raisin cookie a colorful and tasty twist.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup margarine (soft)
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup carrot (grated raw)
  • 2 egg whites (well beaten)
  • 2 cups flour (all purpose)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups oatmeal, quick cooking (raw)
  • 1 cup raisins

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream together margarine and honey. Stir in carrots and egg whites.
  2. Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, oatmeal and raisins. Gradually stir flour-oatmeal mixture into creamed mixture, just until all flour is mixed. Do not over mix.
  3. Drop from teaspoon on greased baking sheet. Flatten slightly and bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Notes

Instead of honey, you can use 1 1/4 cups sugar mixed with 1/4 cup water.

Learn more about carrots.

Source: Virginia Cooperative Extension, Healthy Futures

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 cookies, 1/30 of recipe 

Nutrients

Amount

Total Calories

119

Total Fat

3 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

96 mg

Carbohydrates

22 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

12 g

Added Sugars included

9 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg

Calcium

27 mg

Iron

1 mg

Potassium

78 mg

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