Wannabe-Pumpkin Carrot Cookies
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Serves: 15 to 18 cookies
Carrot Cookies:
  • ½ cup dairy-free margarine (Earth Balance also has two dairy-free & soy-free varieties)
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 egg (see notes above for optional egg-free)
  • ½ cup mashed cooked carrots
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose or whole wheat pastry flour (see notes above for optional gluten-free)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  1. For the cookies, preheat your oven to 350ºF, and line a cookie sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  2. Cream the margarine and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  3. Blend in the egg, carrots, and extracts.
  4. Add the flour, baking powder and salt, and mix just until blended.
  5. Drop the dough onto your prepared cookie sheet, and bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
  6. For the topping, whisk together the sugar and orange juice in a small bowl.
  7. Let the cookies cool, then drizzle with the orange icing and adorn with chocolate chips.
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/wannabe-pumpkin-carrot-cookies