Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Are you a carrot cake fanatic? Do you dream about that spicy, sweet taste and aroma all day long? Do you emphatically shout "Carrot Cake" every time someone asks what your favorite dessert is? If so, today's recipe is for you!
Using our amazing and super tasty Dehydrated Shoestring Carrots, we've created a delicious, light, fluffy, dessert that incorporates everything you love about carrot cake. There is just one big difference. This isn't a cake at all, it's a cookie. That's right, a warm, mouth-watering cookie! Don't let your taste buds deceive you. They may think they're tasting a light, fluffy carrot cake, but trust us, this is all cookie! Grab a mixing spoon, it's time for Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies!
1 cup Honeyville Regular Rolled Oats
3/4 cup Honeyville Alta Artisan Flour
1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
Pinch of Salt
2 Tbsp Coconut Oil, melted
2 Tbsp Honeyville Ova Easy Egg Crystals + 3 Tbsp Water (or 1 Egg)
1 tsp Vanilla
1/2 cup Pure Maple Syrup
1/2 cup Honeyville Dehydrated Shoestring Carrots
Yields: 12 cookies
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
In a large bowl, combined oats, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt, and whisk together.
In a separate bowl combine melted coconut oil, egg crystals and water, vanilla, and maple syrup, and whisk together until completely combined.
Re-hydrate carrots by soaking in water until soft, then draining any excess liquid.
Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until a thick batter forms. Gently fold in carrots.
Chill dough for 30 minutes in the refrigerator, then remove and scoop out Tablespoon sized dough balls onto your USA Pan Cookie Sheet, covered with parchment paper.
Bake at 325 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Remove and allow to cool before eating.
These cookies are packed full of so many different flavors, your tongue won't know what hit it! With each bite, your taste buds are torn between the sweet, savory tastes of carrot cake and the rich, dreamy taste of oatmeal cookies. Let me tell you, there's no better combination! Bake these up for after-school snacks, or for any party or get together.
We know you love carrot cake, so why not enjoy carrot cake in a cookie form?