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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!

Iced Carrot Cookies Recipe

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


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


  • Cream shortening and sugar together.
  • Add egg.
  • Beat in carrots.
  • Sift flour and baking powder and add.
  • Drop by spoonfuls onto greased pan.
  • Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.
  • Cool and ice with orange icing.