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Whole Wheat Carrot Raisin Cookies

Yield: about 36 cookies
Prep 30 mins Bake 375° 8 mins  per batch
Carrot Raisin Cookies
Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup  butter, softened
  • 1  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 2  teaspoons  baking soda
  • 1  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1  teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1  egg
  • 1/4  cup  unsweetened applesauce
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 2  cups  whole wheat flour
  • 1  cup  finely shredded carrots (2 medium)
  • 3/4  cup  raisins
  • 3/4  cup  finely chopped walnuts
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt; beat until combined. Beat in egg, applesauce, and vanilla. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour, the carrots, raisins, and walnuts just until combined.

2. Drop by slightly rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 9 minutes or until edges are firm. Transfer to a wire rack; cool.

Nutrition Facts (Carrot Raisin Cookies)
  • cal. (kcal) 98,
  • Fat, total (g) 4,
  • chol. (mg) 13,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 14,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • vit. A (IU) 583,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 111,
  • calcium (mg) 10,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Mark as Free Exchange () 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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