This recipe is a sweet and tasty cookie that you can take to parties, bake for home, or give as a gift. The carrot brings out the color in the cookies to turn to an ivory-orange color, beautiful!
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 1 cup shortening
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup mashed cooked carrots
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup shredded coconut
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease cookie sheets.
Mix shortening, sugar, eggs, and carrots.
Blend in flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in coconut.
Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto lightly greased baking sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until no imprint remains when touched lightly. Immediately remove baking sheet. Let cool.