© Kristen Stevens
Active Time
20 MIN
Total Time
35 MIN
Serves : 18 to 24

If you like carrot cake with cream cheese frosting, then you will love these cookies. Slideshow: More Cookie Recipes

How to Make It

Step 1    

Preheat the oven to 350 °.

Step 2    

In a large mixing bowl cream the butter, sugars and eggs with an electric beater until well combined, about 2 minutes.

Step 3    

Add the carrot, flour, baking soda, vanilla, sea salt, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg and mix until just combined. Add the oats, raisins and walnuts and combine.

Step 4    

Drop by heaping tablespoons onto an ungreased baking sheet, 9-12 cookies per sheet depending on how big you make your cookies.

Step 5    

Bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes, or until they are slightly brown along the edges but still soft in the center.

Step 6    

Remove from the oven and let cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes then transfer them to a baking sheet to finish cooling.

Step 7    While the Cookies Cool, Prepare the Icing

In a medium-sized bowl cream together the cream cheese and butter. Add the powdered sugar in 2 additions and beat until well combined.

Step 8    While the Cookies Cool, Prepare the Icing

Once the cookies are completely cool spread the cream cheese frosting on their tops. You can also use a pastry bag to pipe the frosting onto the cookies for a neater appearance.

Make Ahead

Store the cookies for up to 3 days in an airtight container in the fridge or freeze for up to 3 months.

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