Carrot Cake Cookies just in time for Easter. Do you love carrot cake as much as I do? Then you are going to love these cookies. 

Easter will soon be here and here is a yummy cookie that is perfect for this time of year. These fun carrots were in my garden and so I decided it was time to use them up. Talk about fresh and delicious.

With Spring on its way, carrots remind us of the new season when things are starting to blossom and the flowers are starting to grow.

Who can simply resist carrots, oatmeal, and cinnamon, topped off with cream cheese?

 

Carrot Cake Cookies

 

What Ingredients Do I Need For Carrot Cake Cookies?

 

Cookies:

  • Butter
  • Brown sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Eggs
  • All purpose flour
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Cinnamon
  • Carrots
  • Quick-cooking oats
  • Shredded coconut (optional)

 

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • Cream cheese
  • Whipping cream
  • Butter
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla extract

 

 

Carrot Cake Cookies

 

How Do I Make Carrot Cake Cookies?

 

Cookies:

  • With a mixer, blend the butter and brown sugar together until nice and smooth.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla.
  • Then add the flour, soda, salt and cinnamon; mix just to combine.
  • Slowly stir in grated carrots, oats, and coconut just to combine.
  • Using a cookie scoop or regular spoons, make dough into 1 1/2″ balls.
  • Cook @ 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until cookies start to brown.
  • Remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to cool.
  • You can eat them with or without frosting.

 

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • With a mixer, mix the cream cheese, butter, and the cream.
  • Add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract and mix until nice and smooth.
  • If necessary add extra cream.
  • Frost cookies that have cooled.

 

 

Carrot Cake Cookies

 

Packed with flavor and then frosted with cream cheese, they are perfect for this time of year. 

They are easy to make and the cream cheese frosting with the cream mixed in, makes the frosting so creamy and delicious. I am pretty sure they are one of the best cookies ever!

I am always shocked when people do not like carrot cake, but they will enjoy one of these amazing  carrot cake cookies.

 

 

Options That You Can Add to Carrot Cake Cookies:

 

  • Raisins 
  • Coconut
  • Pecans 
  • Cream cheese frosting

 

 

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Coconut Lime Swig Cookies

Oatmeal Banana Cookies

Copycat Crumbl Raspberry Cheesecake Cookies

Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

Copycat Crumbl Muddy Buddy Cookies

 

Yield: 48 cookies

Carrot Cake Cookies

Carrot Cake Cookies

Carrot Cake Cookies are just like an individual mini Carrot Cake. Who can resist carrots, oatmeal, and cinnamon, topped of with cream cheese?

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes

Ingredients

Cookies:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 cups finely grated carrots
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut (optional)

Cream cheese frosting:

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

    Cookies:

    1. With a mixer, blend the butter and brown sugar together until nice and smooth.
    2. Add the eggs and vanilla.
    3. Then add the flour, soda, salt and cinnamon; mix just to combine.
    4. Slowly stir in grated carrots, oats, and coconut just to combine.
    5. Using a cookie scoop or regular spoons, make dough into 1 1/2" balls.
    6. Cook @ 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until cookies start to brown.
    7. Remove the cookies from the oven and allow them to cool.
    8. You can eat them with or without frosting.

    Cream cheese frosting:

    1. With a mixer, mix the cream cheese, butter, and the cream.
    2. Add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract and mix until nice and smooth.
    3. If necessary add extra cream.
    4. Frost cookies that have cooled.

    Nutrition Information

    Yield

    48

    Serving Size

    1

    Amount Per Serving Calories 143Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 24mgSodium 114mgCarbohydrates 20gFiber 1gSugar 12gProtein 2g

     

     

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