Carrot Cake Cookies

We have a family weakness for carrot cake, so a cookie that mimics the taste of the decadent cake was a sure hit. Carrot Cake Cookies are the fifteenth of my 25 Cookies of Christmas.


  • 1 pkg carrot cake mix (any brand)
  • 1 stick butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup raisins
  • (optional) ½ cup shredded pineapple


  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  2. Spray cookie sheets with nonstick spray.
  3. Combine cake mix, eggs, and butter.
  4. Stir in nuts, carrots, raisins, and, if desired, pineapple.
  5. Drop dough by spoonful onto prepared cookie sheet
  6. Bake 8 to 10 minutes.
  7. Cool on wire racks, and store in a tightly covered container.

Time Required: 25 minutes

Servings: 2 dozen

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