Cookies

Carrot Cake Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

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If you are a carrot cake or a cookie fan, you are going to LOVE these carrot cake cookies! The cream cheese frosting on the top is so yummy! We have made these with raisins and without and both ways are really good.

Cookie Ingredients
¾ c. shortening
1¼ c. firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
1½ tsp. vanilla
? c. milk
BEAT UNTIL CREAMED THEN ADD:
3 cups quick oats
1 cup flour
1½ c. shredded carrots (I did 1 c. carrot and ½ c. zucchini)
½ c. raisins (optional)
½ tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. nutmeg
½ tsp. ginger
For the Cream Cheese Frosting
8 oz. cream cheese-softened
3 Tbsp. butter or margarine-softened
2 Tbsp. milk
1 to 1½ lbs powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
Mix the cookie ingredients at a low speed, just until blended. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto a cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. While baking, beat together the cream cheese...
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Nutritions

Calories
3249

Sodium
4082mg
170% DV

Fat
133g
204% DV

Protein
58g
116% DV

Carbs
455g
154% DV

Fiber
51g
206% DV

Marinated Taro Root

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A marinated snack that can be used to replace late night bad habit cravings!

8 small taro roots
water
salt
1 cup yogurt, mixed with enough water to submerge roots (add salt)
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  1. Wash the taro roots well.
  2. Slightly cut a slit into each root, but not big enough to split the root into two pieces. This will allow the water and marinade to go into the taro root

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Nutritions

Calories
103

Sodium
946mg
39% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV
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