Healthy Carrot Cake Cookies

Made with applesauce and real carrots, this healthy twist on a favorite is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup applesauce or fruit puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 2 cups finely grated carrots (about 3 large carrots)
  • 1 cup raisins (regular or golden)

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix sugars, oil, applesauce, eggs, and vanilla extract thoroughly.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir dry ingredients together.
  4. Blend dry ingredients into wet mixture. Stir in carrots and raisins.
  5. Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake 12–15 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Store in an airtight container.

Source: Food Hero


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