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    Soft and chewy Carrot Cake Cookies smothered in silky Cream Cheese Frosting for individual bites of carrot cake bliss! These Carrot Cake Cookies are perfectly portable, perfectly tender, and perfectly melt-in-your-mouth addicting. They encapsulate everything you love about Carrot Cake with its aromatic fragrant spices, carrots and pecans rolled into easy-to-make chewy cookie form.  And of course, Carrot Cake wouldn’t be Carrot Cake without tangy, rich and luscious Cream Cheese Frosting!

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup butter (softened to room temperature*)
    • 1 cup packed brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1 cup shredded carrots
    • 2 cups quick oats (not old-fashioned whole oats)
    • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
    • 4 oz. Cream Cheese (at room temperature****)
    • 4 tablespoons butter (at room temperature****)
    • 2 1/2 cups Powdered sugar
    • Milk as needed

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1226 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 27 g 41.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.24%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 15 mg 4.9%
    • Sodium: 53 mg 2.21%
    • Calcium: 95 mg 9.47%
    • Potassium: 804 mg 22.96%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 19.24%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 251 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 31.28%
    • Sugar: 163 g
    • Protein: 15 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 6 g
    • Vitamin A 0.32%
    • Vitamin C 0.55%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs11
    • Exchange - Starch6
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total7 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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