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Carrot Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups old-fashioned or quick-cooking rolled oats, uncooked
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup coarsely shredded carrots
  • 1 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, beat butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until well mixed.
  2. Add eggs; mix well.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; add to butter mixture and mix well.
  4. Stir in oats, raisins, carrots and nuts.
  5. Drop dough by tablespoonsful onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten slightly.
  6. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven 25 to 30 minutes, or until done.
  7. Transfer to racks to cool.





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