Carrot Cake-Oatmeal Cookies

Carrot Cake-Oatmeal Cookies

Honorable Mention - Contest Recipe 2009! Mmm! Bite into cookies that remind you of eating carrot cake smothered in cream cheese frosting. They're made easily from a cookie mix.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

3

dozen

Cookies
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup grated carrots
1
tablespoon water
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
egg
Frosting
4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup finely chopped nuts, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie ingredients until stiff dough forms.
  2. On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  3. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. In small bowl, mix cream cheese, 1 tablespoon butter, the vanilla and powdered sugar with spoon until smooth. Spread frosting over cookies. Sprinkle with nuts. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.
Makes 3 dozen cookies
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Did You Know?
You can freeze these cookies tightly wrapped for up to two months.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 85mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.