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Carrot Cookies with Orange Icing Recipe

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Lila Anderson
Added: Saturday, May 6, 2006


2 eggs
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 cups shortening
2 tsp vanilla extract
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups cooked, mashed carrots

2 T. Orange Juice
1/4 cup butter
2 cups powdered sugar
grated rind of 1 orange

Beat shortening; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, vanilla, beating well after each addition. Add dry ingredients; stir in carrots and mix well. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 for about 15 minutes. Transfer cookies to racks. Ice cookies while still warm.
Icing: Combine juice and orange rind with butter; stir in sifted confectioners' sugar until desired spreading consistency is reached. Add more juice or confectioners' sugar as needed.

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Personal Notes:
Ice cookies with Orange Icing while still warm.




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