Carrot and Vanilla Cookies

Delicious carrot and vanilla cookies which have been easy to make and fast to make. These will complement our great roasted coffee.

Ingredients:

  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 75g young carrots
  • Vanilla essence  
  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 

Serves: 6

Preparation Time: 20 minutes 

Cook Time: 15-20 minutes

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180C (fan oven) 200C(conventional oven)
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together until pale and creamy. 
  3. Peal and grate the carrots 
  4. Mix the carrot into the butter and sugar along with a few drops of vanilla essence (add extra drops if you want a stronger vanilla flavour)
  5. Fold the flour and cinnamon into the mixture 
  6. Roll the dough and form small balls.
  7. Place the balls on a baking tray with baking paper making sure the balls are well spaced.
  8. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until the edges of the cookies feel dry and set, but the middles are still soft and slightly puffy.
  9. Leave to cool for 5 minutes and transfer to a cooling rack.