What you will need:
  • 4 medium-size carrots (peeled,cook and then mashed)
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 cup shortening (part margarine or butter, softened)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour or whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup shredded or flaked coconut
  1. Preheat your oven to 400 F. Mix carrots, sugar, shortening and eggs. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in coconut
  2. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until almost no indentation remains when touched, about 8 minutes (or longer depending on your oven)
  3. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; cool completely on wire rack
If using self-rising flour, omit baking powder and salt
Recipe by What To Cook Today at