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These delicious cookies are gluten, dairy and egg free, low in sugar and packed with nutritious oats and carrots! A great way to get the kids into the kitchen cooking!

Carrot Cake Cookies


  • Author: Ciara Attwell @ My Fussy Eater
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: European

Description

These delicious cookies are gluten, dairy and egg free, low in sugar and packed with nutritious oats and carrots! A great way to get the kids into the kitchen cooking!


Ingredients

  • 125g / 4oz coconut oil, melted
  • 50g / 2 oz sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 125g / 4.5oz gluten free plain flour
  • 125g / 4.5oz rolled oats (use certified gluten free if necessary)
  • 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • To decorate: icing sugar and water

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 160c / 320f and line two cookie trays with parchment paper.
  2. Add the melted coconut oil, sugar and vanilla extract to a large bowl and mix.
  3. Add in the the flour, rolled oats, bicarbonate of soda and cinnamon. Mix well with a spoon or use an electric whisk.
  4. Finally add in the grated carrot and stir with a spoon.
  5. Roll the dough into 12-14 equal sized balls and divide them between the two trays. Press each dough ball down with the back of a spoon and shape into a round cookie shape.
  6. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until starting to brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to allow to cool completely.
  8. The decoration is optional but if you would like to add it simply mix a little icing sugar and water together and drizzle or pipe it onto the cookies.
  9. The cookies will keep in an airtight container for up to 3 days.