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Oatmeal Carrot Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Carrot Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Carrot Cookies Recipe

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Oatmeal Carrot Cookies Recipe ACRISPYCOOKIES

Oatmeal Carrot Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Carrot Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Carrot Cookies Recipe

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Oatmeal Carrot Cookies Recipe

Dessert

Carrot cookies are a versatile and delightful treat to bake. This version with shredded carrots adds a unique twist, making the cookies soft, moist, and full of flavor reminiscent of carrot cake. You can also experiment using zucchini or apples to create variations of these oatmeal-based cookies. They’re perfect for snacking or enjoying as a dessert and will surely be a hit with family and friends. Get creative with your ingredients and enjoy baking these delicious and satisfying carrot cookies.

“Soft and moist oatmeal cookies with shredded carrots, bursting with sweet cinnamon flavors.”

But my previous easy  Date cookie recipe with a few ingredients is also very delicious.

Ingredients carrot cookies recipe
  • Old-fashioned oats (not quick-cook oats)
  • Carrots, which will be grated
  • Optional: Nuts, such as chopped walnuts or pecans, if desired
  • Spices for flavor: Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger
  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking powder and baking soda (to help the cookies rise)
  • Butter (unsalted), at room temperature
  • Egg (for binding the ingredients)
  • Brown sugar (for its rich flavor and moisture)
  • Granulated white sugar (for sweetness)
  • Salt (to balance the flavors)
  • Vanilla extract (for added depth of flavor)
How to Make Carrot Cookies Recipe

How to Make Oatmeal Cookies with Carrots

Prepare the Carrots:

    • Start by peeling the carrots and then shred them using the smaller holes of a grater to avoid long strings of carrots in your cookies.

Whisk Dry Ingredients:

    • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients. This typically includes flour, oats, baking soda, and salt.

Prepare Wet Ingredients:

    • In another bowl, whisk together cooled melted butter with both sugars (brown sugar and granulated sugar), an egg, and vanilla extract.

Incorporate Carrots:

    • Stir the shredded carrots into the wet mixture until they are evenly distributed.

Combine Both Mixtures:

    • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, stirring until everything is well combined.

Chill the Dough:

    • Cover the bowl with the cookie dough and chill it in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. This helps the flavors meld together and prevents spreading during baking.

Preheat and Bake:

    • Preheat your oven to the specified temperature.
    • Drop spoonfuls of the chilled dough onto a baking sheet, spacing them apart.
    • Bake the cookies for about 9 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.

Cool and Enjoy:

    • Allow the cookies to cool slightly on the baking sheet before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
    • Once cooled, enjoy your homemade oatmeal cookies with the delightful addition of carrots.

Cool and Enjoy

These oatmeal cookies with carrots are a unique and tasty twist on traditional oatmeal cookies. They’re perfect for enjoying as a snack or dessert, and the carrots add a hint of sweetness and moisture to the cookies.

Oatmeal Carrot Cookies Recipe Variations

OATMEAL CARROT COOKIE VARIATIONS

Here are some delicious variations you can try with oatmeal  carrot cookies recipe

  • Add Raisins and Shredded Coconut: Mix a handful of raisins and shredded coconut into the cookie dough for added sweetness and texture. These ingredients complement the flavors of carrots and oats beautifully.
  • Drizzle or Spread Cream Cheese Frosting: For a decadent twist, once the cookies are baked and cooled, drizzle or spread a layer of cream cheese frosting on each cookie. This adds a delightful creamy and tangy flavor that pairs perfectly with the spiced carrot cookies.
  • Make Cookie Bars: Instead of dropping spoonfuls of dough onto a baking sheet, spread the cookie dough evenly into an 8-inch square pan. Bake until set and golden brown. Let it cool completely before cutting into bars. This is a convenient way to enjoy oatmeal carrot cookies as portable bars.

These variations allow you to customize your oatmeal  carrot cookies recipe to suit your taste preferences. Whether you prefer them loaded with raisins and Coconut, topped with Creamy Frosting, or in convenient bar form, these cookies are sure to be a hit.

Nutrition Carrot Cookies Recipe  

Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 97mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1360IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 0.8mg

Expert Tips Carrot Cookies Recipe  

Expert Tips

Here are some expert tips to help you make perfect oatmeal carrot cookies recipe

  • Use Freshly Grated Carrots: Avoid using pre-shredded carrots as they are too dry and won’t add enough moisture to your cookie batter. Grate fresh carrots yourself for the best results.
  • Room Temperature Butter: Ensure your butter is at the right consistency. It should be firm to the touch but not completely softened or starting to melt. Using overly soft butter can cause your cookies to spread too much during baking.
  • Add Nuts for Extra Flavor: If you love nutty cookies, add about 1/4 to 1/2 cup of chopped pecans or walnuts to your cookie batter. Alternatively, sprinkle some chopped nuts over the cream cheese frosting while it’s still wet for a delightful garnish and added crunch.
  • Avoid Microwaving Cream Cheese or Butter: Microwaving can cause butter and cream cheese to become too soft or melted, affecting the texture of your cookies or frosting. Instead, use indirect heat to soften butter by placing it under a warm dish or bowl for a few minutes.
  • Softening Cream Cheese: When softening cream cheese, remove it from its packaging and cut it into small cubes on a plate or cutting board. This will help it soften evenly and quickly.

Follow these tips for successful oatmeal  carrot cookies recipe with delicious cream cheese frosting and enjoy a batch of homemade treats that everyone will love.

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If you’ve loved the carrot cookies recipe please consider giving it a 5-star rating and sharing it with your friends and family.

 I hope this recipe brings as much joy to your home as it does to mine.🍪

Share your family’s favorite cookie recipes or baking stories in the comments below. I’d love to hear about your baking adventures.

Don’t forget to showcase your delicious creations on social media by tagging me on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest with the username “crispy cookies.” I can’t wait to see your wonderful baking photos and ideas.

Explore more exciting recipes and baking inspiration on our website to keep your kitchen filled with delightful treats and new ideas.

HAPPY BAKING🍪🍪🍪

Oatmeal Carrot Cookies Recipe ACRISPYCOOKIES

Oatmeal Carrot Cookies Recipe

Thecombination of oats and carrots gives this carrot cookies recipe a wonderfultexture and flavor.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 19 minutes
Course COOKIE, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 18 peoples
Calories 158 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Old-fashioned oats not quick-cook oats
  • Carrots which will be grated
  • Optional: Nuts such as chopped walnuts or pecans, if desired
  • Spices for flavor: Cinnamon nutmeg, cloves, and ginger
  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking powder and baking soda to help the cookies rise
  • Butter unsalted, at room temperature
  • Egg for binding the ingredients
  • Brown sugar for its rich flavor and moisture
  • Granulated white sugar for sweetness
  • Salt to balance the flavors
  • Vanilla extract for added depth of flavor

Instructions
 

How to Make Oatmeal Cookies with Carrots

    Prepare the Carrots:

    • Start by peeling the carrots and then shred them using the smaller holes of a grater to avoid long strings of carrots in your cookies.

    Whisk Dry Ingredients:

    • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients. This typically includes flour, oats, baking soda, and salt.

    Prepare Wet Ingredients:

    • In another bowl, whisk together cooled melted butter with both sugars (brown sugar and granulated sugar), an egg, and vanilla extract.

    Incorporate Carrots:

    • Stir the shredded carrots into the wet mixture until they are evenly distributed.

    Combine Both Mixtures:

    • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, stirring until everything is well combined.

    Chill the Dough:

    • Cover the bowl with the cookie dough and chill it in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. This helps the flavors meld together and prevents spreading during baking.

    Preheat and Bake:

    • Preheat your oven to the specified temperature.
    • Drop spoonfuls of the chilled dough onto a baking sheet, spacing them apart.
    • Bake the cookies for about 9 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.

    Cool and Enjoy:

    • Allow the cookies to cool slightly on the baking sheet before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
    • Once cooled, enjoy your homemade oatmeal cookies with the delightful addition of carrots.

    These oatmeal cookies with carrots are a unique and tasty twist on traditional oatmeal cookies. They're perfect for enjoying as a snack or dessert, and the carrots add a hint of sweetness and moisture to the cookies.

      Notes

      If you’ve loved the carrot cookies recipe please consider giving it a 5-star rating and sharing it with your friends and family.
       I hope this recipe brings as much joy to your home as it does to mine.
      Share your family’s favorite cookie recipes or baking stories in the comments below. I’d love to hear about your baking adventures.
      Share your family’s favorite cookie recipes or baking stories in the comments below. I’d love to hear about your baking adventures.
      Don't forget to showcase your delicious creations on social media by tagging me on  Instagram, Facebook,  Pinterest, And Twitter  with the username "crispy cookies." I can't wait to see your wonderful baking photos and ideas.
      Explore more exciting recipes and baking inspiration on our website to keep your kitchen filled with delightful treats and new ideas.
       

      Happy Baking

      Keyword Carrot Cookies Recipe, Oatmeal Carrot Cookies

      Oatmeal Carrot Cookies Recipe

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