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Carrot Cake Cookies

Prep Time10 mins
12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Cookie, Dessert
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 91kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

For the cookies:

  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2/3 cup walnuts chopped
  • 2/3 cup raisins
  • 1 cup finely shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the glaze:

  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, baking powder, salt and spices.
  • Stir in walnuts, raisins and shredded carrots.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup maple syrup, agave nectar, oil and vanilla.
  • Pour wet ingredients into the large bowl of dry ingredients and stir until thoroughly combined.
  • Drop rounded teaspoons of batter onto prepared pan. Press down to flatten and shape into circles.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges. Remove to a wire cooling rack to cool.
  • While cookies are baking, beat cream cheese with an electric mixer until smooth. Beat in 4 tablespoons maple syrup and vanilla. Beat until smooth and thoroughly combined.
  • Once cookies have cooled, drizzle cream cheese glaze over the top of each cookie.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 91kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 55mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 735IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg