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Carrot Cookies from My Childhood Recipe

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This recipe for Carrot Cookies from My Childhood, by , is from Suwanee Ward Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Karen S. Galt
Added: Monday, May 12, 2008


3/4 c. shortening (use 1/2 c butter, 1/4 cup shortening)
3/4 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla
2 c. flour
1 c. cooked mashed carrots
1 c. chopped pecans (opt)
1 tsp salt

1 tbsp butter
2 c powdered sugar
moisten with orange juice until desired frosting consistency

Cream sugar, shortening and butter together. Add eggs, vanilla and carrots. Add mixed dry ingredients.
Bake at 350 10-12 minutes.

*The frosting makes the recipe! This is from my Grandma Scott!




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