Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup chopped carrots

  2. 3/4 cup sugar

  3. 3/4 cup butter

  4. 1 egg, beaten

  5. 2 cups flour

  6. 1 teaspoon baking powder

  7. 1 teaspoon salt

  8. 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

  9. 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract Frosting:

  10. 3 cups confectioners sugar

  11. 1/4 cup orange juice

  12. 1 teaspoon butter, melted

  13. 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice Milk as needed

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Prepare Cookies: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a small saucepan, add carrots and water to cover. Simmer carrots until very tender. Mash well, measure out one cup and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter. Add mashed carrots, egg, flour, baking powder, salt, pumpkin pie spice and almond extract. Whisk to combine.

  3. Using a teaspoon, drop dough on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for about 15 minutes, until golden brown.

  4. Prepare Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine confectioners sugar, orange juice, butter and lemon juice. Add milk by teaspoonfuls if too stiff. Frost cookies while still warm.


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