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Carrot Cake-Oatmeal Cookies

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Carrot Cake-Oatmeal Cookies
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 36
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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.
Updated Nov 30, 2009

Ingredients

Cookies

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You can freeze these cookies tightly wrapped for up to two months.

Nutrition

110 Calories, 4 1/2g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 16g Total Carbohydrate, 10g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
40
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
6%
Sodium
85mg
4%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
10g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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