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Healthy Carrot Cake Cookies
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Healthy Carrot Cake Cookies
Makes: 48 cookies
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
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Prep time: 20 minutesCooking time: 15 minutesTotal time: 35 minutes


1⁄2 cup
packed brown sugar
1⁄2 cup
1⁄2 cup
1⁄2 cup
applesauce or fruit puree
2 eggs
1 teaspoon
1 cup
1 cup
whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon
baking soda
1 teaspoon
baking powder
1⁄4 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1⁄2 teaspoon
ground nutmeg
1⁄2 teaspoon
ground ginger
2 cups
old fashioned rolled oats (raw)
1 1⁄2 cups
finely grated carrots (about 3 large carrots)
1 cup
raisins or golden raisins


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix sugars, oil, applesauce, eggs, and vanilla thoroughly.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir dry ingredients together.
  4. Blend dry ingredients into wet mixture. Stir in raisins and carrots.
  5. Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake 12 to 15 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Store in airtight container.
Serving Size: 
2 cookies
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  • sliced fruit
  • a glass of low-fat milk
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  • Measure flours and other dry ingredients
  • Wash and dry carrots
  • Crack and beat eggs
  • Scoop dough onto pan
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