This recipe contains whole wheat flour, fresh carrots and oats. So, while it isn't a health food it is a better choice when craving a slice of homemade Carrot Cake!
In a medium mixing bowl combine the oats, flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt until completely mixed together.
In a separate mixing bowl carefully combine the butter, egg and vanilla.
Once the butter and egg mixture is combine, whisk in the maple syrup.
Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and stir until just incorporated.
Fold in the grated carrots.
Chill the dough for 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. Carefully place 12-15 rounded scoops of the dough on the baking sheet, flatten dough slightly.
Bake for 12-15 minutes at 325 degrees. 10. Once baked, let set for at least 15 minutes before serving. ENJOY!!