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Cranberry Carrot Cake Cookies

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 25 cookies
Author: Yummy Addiction

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter , melted and cooled slightly
  • 1 large egg , room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 cup finely grated carrots
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the oats, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together the melted butter, egg, and vanilla. Stir in the applesauce and honey until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Fold in the carrots and cranberries. Cover and chill the dough for at least 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or a Silpat. Drop 1 heaping tablespoon dough onto prepared baking sheets. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until set on top. After baking, let cookies cool for at least 5 minutes and then place on wire racks.