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Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies Recipe - Irresistible, soft and chewy oatmeal cookies bursting with carrot cake flavor, are super easy to make and taste amazing!

Healthy Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies

Katerina | Diethood
These healthy oatmeal cookies are soft, chewy and irresistible! Bursting with carrot cake flavor, these cookies are super easy to make and taste amazing!
Servings : 24 Servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Cooling Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins

Ingredients
  

FOR THE COOKIES:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups finely shredded carrots
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger (add more if you like)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts (optional)
FOR THE GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pineapple juice

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Lightly grease a cookie sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In your mixer's bowl, combine butter and brown sugar; mix until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • With a wooden spoon, mix in the rest of the ingredients, except for powdered sugar and pineapple juice.
  • Stir until just blended.
  • Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough about 2-inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 10 to 11 minutes, or until set.
  • Remove from oven and transfer the cookies to a cooling rack.
  • Meanwhile, mix powdered sugar and pineapple juice in a small mixing bowl and drizzle over cooled cookies.
  • Serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 5 
WW FREESTYLE POINTS WITHOUT WALNUTS: 4

Nutrition

Serving: 1 Cookie | Calories: 134 kcal | Carbohydrates: 17 g | Protein: 2 g | Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 25 mg | Sodium: 118 mg | Potassium: 75 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 9 g | Vitamin A: 1475 IU | Vitamin C: 0.5 mg | Calcium: 18 mg | Iron: 0.7 mg | Net Carbs: 16 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrot cake cookies, healthy oatmeal cookies, oatmeal cookies recipe