Carrot Cake Sandwich Cookies from Southern Living

“These cookies were in the 9/07 issue of Southern Living. These start with a cookie dough, so they are easy and quick to make.”
1 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Toss together first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir raisins into carrot mixture.
  2. Tear cookie dough into pieces, and stir into carrot mixture until well combined.
  3. Drop cookie dough mixture by tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto lightly greased baking sheets. (Dough should make 24 cookies.).
  4. Bake at 350° for 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are crisp. Cool on baking sheets 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks, and cool 10 minutes or until completely cool.
  5. Turn half of cookies over, bottom sides up. Spread each with 1 tablespoons chilled Cream Cheese Icing. Top with remaining cookies, bottom sides down, and press gently to spread filling to edges of cookies.
  6. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Pillsbury Create 'n Bake Sugar refrigerated cookie dough.
  7. Icing Instructions:.
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  9. Beat Cream cheese and butter at medium spped with an electric mixer until creamy.
  10. Add remaining ingredients, beating until smooth. Cover and chilll 30 minutes or until spreading consistency.

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