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Carrot Raisin Drop Cookies

Ingredients
For cookies
  Rolled oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour/Unbleached flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Pillsbury Best)
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Carrots 2 Medium, finely shredded (1 Cup)
  Raisins/Currants 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For frosting
  Powdered sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Orange juice 3 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 375° F.
2) Spray the cookie sheets with non-stick cooking spray.

MAKING
3) Take a blender container or food processor bowl and process oats in it until turns into a flour consistency. Set aside.
4) Take a large bowl and mix together margarine, brown sugar, egg and vanilla in it. Blend until light and fluffy.
5) Gently spoon flour in a measuring cup and level off.
6) Gradually stir in flour, oats, salt, baking powder, cloves and cinnamon.
7) Add raisins and carrots.
8) Drop heaping teaspoonfuls of mixture on the spray-coated sheets.
9) Bake for about 8-10 minutes or until lightly brown in color. Remove from cookie sheets and cool completely.
10) Take a small bowl and beat powdered sugar with adequate orange juice to required spreading consistency.

SERVING
11) Frost cookies with prepared spread and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Carrot
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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