Aug 24, 2009

Oatmeal Carrot Raisin Cookies


I love oatmeal raisin cookies, and have tried a lot. Some turn out too cakey, and some are too crispy, but I think this one is just right! Yes, Goldilocks would've loved these.

Ingredients:

Wet~
1/2 C. vegetable oil
1/2 C. Earth Balance Buttery Sticks
1 C. minced carrot (I used a food processor)
1 C. granulated sugar
1 C. brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 T. ground flaxseed
1/2 C. soymilk

Dry~
2 C. all purpose flour
2 C. oats
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. salt
1 C. raisins

Spinz:
Mix wet and dry ingredients in separate bowls. Add dry to the wet and mix until combined. Add spoonfuls to a prepared cookie sheet (about 2" apart). Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes or until edges look crispy and golden. Makes about 2-3 dozen depending on size.

10 comments:

  1. Carrot cake without the hassle of needing forks and plates to eat it? Yes please, sounds perfect!

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  2. oatmeal raisin cookies have always been my fave. i bet the carrot give it an extra superb moistness... nice.

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  3. i echo bittersweet's sentiments.

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  4. how much in gr. is 1/2 C. of butter?

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  5. Yael- 115 grams, according to this site:
    http://www.recipegoldmine.com/kitchart/kitchart2.html

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  6. Hey Karma,

    Thanks for the recipe. These look delicious and simple to make.

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  7. Yum! Another good way to sneak in some veggies!

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  8. these look like they would pass the kiddo test- easily!

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  9. I just needed to let you know - I made these cookies like, as soon as I read your post and they're possibly the best cookies I've ever eaten! And the recipe makes enough for the four of us for a week so that's pretty good too! My seven-year old - who usually eschews any baked goods that aren't chocolate - LOVED these too, so they passed the fussy pre-teen test!

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