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Carrot Cake Cookies

Updated: Jul 13, 2020

These carrot cake cookies are a modern take on the classic carrot cake and make a healthy lunchbox treat or after school snack.

Makes approximately 12 cookies

Preparation time is approximately 10 minutes

Cooking time is approximately 15 minutes


140g icing sugar

Juice of 1 orange

350g wholemeal plain flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon mixed spice & cinnamon

150g butter, softened

150g light brown sugar

1 egg, beaten

200g grated carrot

How to make your carrot cake cookies

  1. Heat the oven to fan 180C.

  2. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder and spices.

  3. In a separate bowl beat together sugar and butter until creamy. Beat in egg and carrot.

  4. Add to dry ingredients and mix together.

  5. Form into 12 ball shaped cookies, flatten slightly and place apart on lined baking tray.

  6. Bake for 15 mins. Mix together icing sugar and orange juice. Drizzle over cooled cookies.



A yummy edition to a packed lunch box!

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