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Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies

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!  

Course Dessert
Keyword cookies, dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
chilling 30 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Author Censie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup instant oats
  • 3/4 cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 TBSP butter or coconut oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup grated carrots

Instructions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl combine the oats, flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt until completely mixed together.  

  2. In a separate mixing bowl carefully combine the butter, egg and vanilla. 

  3. Once the butter and egg mixture is combine, whisk in the maple syrup. 

  4. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and stir until just incorporated. 

  5. Fold in the grated carrots.

  6. Chill the dough for 30 minutes. 

  7. 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. 

  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes at 325 degrees. 10. Once baked, let set for at least 15 minutes before serving. ENJOY!!