Carrot Cake Cookies

Carrot Cake Cookies

The sweet flavor of carrot cake in a perfectly simple cookie, this recipe is quick for when you don’t have time for the cake.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Bake Time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: Makes 36 cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon in a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. With a mixer, cream together butter and sugars until light and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Beat in egg. Add vanilla. Stir in carrot, raisins, and pecans. Add flour mixture. Mix until combined and no flour pockets remain.
  4. Drop scant tablespoonfuls on a baking sheet, 2 inches apart and top each with a pecan half. Bake 12-15 minutes until edges are set. Transfer to a cooling rack.

*Note - If a crisper cookie is desired, slightly flatten dough using a floured drinking glass before baking.

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