Carrot Cake Cookies

 

Carrot Cake Cookies

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Get holiday-ready with these GLUTEN FREE carrot cake cookies! Bake and gift them, serve at Christmas parties, or save the recipe and enjoy them later for a delicious dessert. Easy, moist, and simply delicious! Inspired by the uplifting film Divine Influencer, directed by my dear friend Shari Rigby - streaming on Great American Pureflix - the film Divine Influencer- reminds us of the power of positive influence and kindness. Spread the message and share this movie with friends and family for a heartwarming experience. Enjoy Divine Influencer and these delightful treats together!
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Ingredients
  

Carrot Cake Cookies

  • 2 cups carrots grated
  • ½ cup pineapple crushed
  • ½ cup coconut shredded
  • 1 cup coconut palm sugar
  • 1 cup organic sugar
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter (½ stick) preferably organic at room temperature
  • ½ cup coconut oil melted
  • 2 large eggs (preferably cage free)
  • 2 egg whites (preferably from cage free eggs)
  • cups gluten free or whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • cups chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup raisins

Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 4 ounces vegan cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter room temperature
  • 1 tsp soy milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions
 

Carrot Cake Cookies

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Combine the, sugar, organic sugar, butter, and coconut, mix until well blended. Slowly whisk in the eggs and egg whites. Fold in carrots, pineapple, and coconut.
  • In a separate bowl stir together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix well. Fold in the walnuts and raisins.
  • Drop the batter using a small ice cream scoop or a tablespoon. Place about 1 inch apart onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until the cookies are golden brown, about 15 minutes.
  • The cookies should be a little soft so be careful to not overbake. Cool on the baking sheets for 10 minutes then transfer to a rack to cool completely.
  • Frost and decorate with sprinkles if desired.

Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Combine all ingredients and mix well until cream texture is achieved

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