Calling all carrot cake fans! If you love carrot cake, get ready to enjoy these Delicious Carrot Cake Cookies! These cookies are rich, chewy and full of flavor.
Try just one sweet cookie and I promise you will be back for more. These delicious little cookies are like a small heavenly bite of carrot cake in every mouthful.
With Easter on the horizon, these sweet carrot cake cookies are a must-try. The recipe calls for nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger which is combined with sweet pineapple, savory shredded carrots and then mixed with white chocolate chips.
These cookies taste just as amazing as homemade carrot cake and I love that they are individual-sized.
This cookie recipe makes about 2 dozen cookies and trust me, if your family loves carrot cake just as much as mine does, they won’t last long! If you want to try a different spin on carrot cake this Easter season, these cookies are a must-try!
Cookies from Carrot Cake:
These carrot cake cookies are easy to make, but I like to make sure I set aside enough time to allow all my batches to bake in a timely manner. I do not like feeling rushed in the kitchen.
This recipe makes about 2 dozen carrot cake cookies and each batch needs approximately 8-12 minutes to bake, so plan accordingly.
I love spending time in the kitchen cooking and baking. And, I love getting my boys involved as well. It’s a great way to put down our smartphones and tablets, and spend some quality family time together!
Tips for making Delicious Carrot Cake Cookies:
While you are gathering all your spices and other ingredients, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Also, take a few minutes to line your cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats and set up your cooling racks.
It is super helpful to have all your mixing bowls ready to go. I even like to measure out the spices separately into a small mixing bowl and then add the flour, baking powder, and salt to another separate mixing bowl.
These carrot cookies are moist and full of flavor so even the pickiest eaters will like them. I always encourage friends to try these cookies, even if they don’t love carrot cake. The combination of all the spices, pineapple, shredded carrot, and other ingredients make them perfect for Easter dessert.
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- 2 1/2 cups flour
- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
- 1 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/2 teaspoon ginger
- 1/3 cup oil of choice
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1/4 cup crushed pineapple
- 1 carrot, grated
- 1/2 cup white chocolate chips, or more as desired
Preheat oven to 350F.
Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats and set aside and set up two cooling racks.
Stir together the flour, white sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger until well combined.
Mix in the oil, eggs, and vanilla, and continue beating for 2 minutes until well combined and no dry patches exist.
Mix in the pineapple, grated carrot, and white chocolate chips.
Use a 1 tablespoon cookie scoop to portion out the batter onto your prepared cookie sheets.
Bake for 8-12 minutes, until the cookies are cracked on top and cooked through.
Cool on the cookie sheets for 2 minutes before transferring to the cooling racks to cool completely.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 152Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 75mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 1gSugar: 15gProtein: 2g