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                               CARROT COOKIES
 
 Recipe By     : Rosa Lee McCracken
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes, Cookies & Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          carrots -- cooked
      1/2  cup           shortening
    1 1/2  cups          sugar
    2      teaspoons     vanilla
    4      cups          flour
    4      teaspoons     baking powder
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
                         ***Icing***
    1                    orange
    1 1/2  tablespoons   margarine
                         powdered sugar
 
 Mash carrots; cream well with shortening, sugar and vanilla Add flour, baking p
 owder and salt. Mix well and drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Ba
 ke 12 minutes at 350 degrees.
 
 Icing:
 
 Grate peel of orange; juice orange to get 1/2 cup juice. Heat orange peel and j
 uice and add margarine. Take off stove before it boils and beat in powdered sug
 ar until like heavy cream. Frost cool cookies immediately.
 
 Rosa Lee McCracken
 Graham, Texas
 
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