Recipes and Cooking Carrot Raisin Cookies 3.6 (9) Add your rating & review Healthy cookie recipes like this carrot-raisin creation can stand in for granola bars at snack time or breakfast. Shredded carrots, raisins, walnuts, applesauce, and whole wheat flour pack each bite with plenty of nutrition. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 12, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Kritsada Panichgul Prep Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 8 mins Total Time: 38 mins Yield: 36 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup butter, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon salt 1 egg ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup finely shredded carrots (2 medium) ¾ cup raisins ¾ cup finely chopped walnuts Directions Preheat oven to 375°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. 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 98 Calories 4g Fat 14g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 98 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 13mg 4% Sodium 111mg 5% Total Carbohydrate 14g 5% Protein 2g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.5mg 3% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.