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.


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

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

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.


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

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

  3. i echo bittersweet's sentiments.

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

  5. Yael- 115 grams, according to this site:

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

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

  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!