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“All I can say is....YUM. Watch yourself around these it's very easy to get carried away! We have these every Easter and Christmas on our cookie trays. I have two frosting recipes posted, the one I usually use is the cream cheese frosting and the other is an orange glaze. Enjoy!”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
36
YIELD:
36 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cream together shortening and sugar, add egg blend well.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Stir in carrots and nuts.
  5. Drop by the spoonful (about 1 tablespoon) on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 min or until set.
  6. Set aside to cool (If you are using glaze you will want to frost while cookies are still warm).
  7. Cream Cheese Frosting: Mix softened cream cheese (important or it will be lumpy) by itself for about 1 minute, add butter and mix well.
  8. Slowly add powdered sugar then vanilla and lemon juice, mix well.
  9. Frost cooled cookies.
  10. Orange Glaze: Combine orange juice, grind, and lemon juice. Slowly stir in powdered sugar and mix.

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