Nana’s Iced Carrot Cookies Recipe: A soft cake-like cookie made with carrots And covered with a Tangy Orange glaze.

Our favorite iced carrot cookies: A soft cake-like cookie made with carrots and a tangy orange glaze frosting. Super easy to make carrot cookies, yum!

iced carrot cookies recipe – a Nana fav! 

We’ve been sifting through our Nana’s cookbook, her delicious legacy to her 40 grandchildren. We came across her carrot cookies with orange icing and had to share them with you! They’re so light and zesty, you will LOVE them! 
iced carrot cookies recipe- The best iced carrot cookies! We love our grandma's easy to make carrot cookies with iced zesty orange glaze, so yummy! Super easy carrot cookie recipe!

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Iced Carrot Cookies Recipe

Nana's Iced Carrot Cookies: A Soft Cake-Like Cookie Made With Carrots And Covered With A Tangy Orange Glaze.


Carrot Cookies Ingredients

  • 3/4 c shortening
  • 3/4 c sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 c grated carrot
  • 2 c flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Orange Icing Ingredients

  • 3 T butter
  • 1/2 lb powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c undiluted orange juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Cream shortening and sugar together.
  2. Add egg.
  3. Beat in carrots.
  4. Sift flour and baking powder and add.
  5. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased pan.
  6. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Cool and ice with orange icing.
Such yummy carrot cookies with orange icing. Love this easy to make carrot cookie recipe with an orange icing glaze frosting, YUM!
 I personally didn’t develop a love for carrot desserts until my adult years and have to grab a slice of carrot cake from Kneader’s every couple of months. I love it with nuts and carrot chunks, what do you prefer?
Carrot cookies with orange glaze. Absolutely love this cake like carrot cookie recipe with a zesty orange glaze frosting, so yummy! Straight from our grandmother's cookbook!
How to make an orange glaze. This is the best recipe for orange glaze frosting. It pairs perfectly with our easy to make carrot cookies recipe, yum!
Look at that icing…mmm! It is the perfect topping to these cake light cookies, so airy and chewy and flavorful!
Such an easy carrot cookies recipe with orange glaze frosting. This zesty orange glaze for carrot cookies are the perfect topping for our light and fluffy carrot cookies!
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iced carrot cookies recipe - Our favorite iced orange glaze carrot cookies recipe, yum! You will love this super easy cake like carrot cookies recipe, the orange glaze icing is sooo zesty and fresh, mm!
Big thanks to our good friend, Amy from My Name is Snickerdoodle for her beautiful staging & photography! Visit more easy to make dessert recipes like these yummy Carrot Cake Cupcakes,
Easy Carrot Cake Cupcakes, so yummy with this Cream Cheese Frosting! YUM!
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