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Delicious Carrot Cake Cookies

Carrot Cake Cookies

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Ingredients
  

For Carrot Cake Cookies:

  • 6 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup shredded carrots

For Carrot decorations:

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 3 oz. orange fondant
  • 2 oz. green fondant

Instructions
 

To make the cookies:

  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone mat and preheat oven to 375º F.
  • In large bowl, beat beat both sugars, egg and butter with an electric or stand mixer. Mix until creamy.
  • Sift together all dry ingredients and add into wet ingredients. Beat until batter forms.
  • Add shredded carrots and mix thoroughly.
  • Using a cookie scoop (or a ¼ measuring cup), scoop mounds of batter on lined baking sheet, about 2 inches apart from each other.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes and allow to cool before decorating.

To make the Carrot decorations:

  • Make buttercream by beating butter, icing sugar and milk.
  • Once ingredients are smooth and well-combined, scoop into a piping bag with a round tip attached. Frost center of each cookie.
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  • Roll out 15-20 balls of orange fondant - about ½" in size. Shape them into cylinders. Press a small piece of green of fondant on the top of each orange piece.
  • Use a toothpick to score lines on the orange portion of your carrot, to give it texture.
    Fondant carrots
  • Top each frosted cookie with 1-3 fondant carrots.
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