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Carrot Cookies with Orange Icing Recipe

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This recipe for Carrot Cookies with Orange Icing, by , is from The Ellis Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Glayds Ellis Goolsby
Added: Wednesday, August 26, 2009


For Cookies:
3/4 c. shortening
1 egg
2T. vanilla
2 tsp. salt
3/4 c. sugar
1 c. cooked mashed carrots
2 c. flour
1/2 c. chopped pecans

For Orange Icing:
1/2 box confectioners sugar
grated rind of 1 orange
3 T. butter
1 tsp. orange extract

Cream shortening and sugar; add egg and beat well. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes. Cool.

Orange Icing:
Cream sugar and butter; add grated orange rind and extract. Add just enough orange juice to make icing spreadable. Ice cookies.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These cookies stay soft and keep well.
Submitted by daughter-in-law, Lela.




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