• Healthy dessert ideas: Carrot Cake Cookies from ONIE

Carrot Cake Cookies

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 24
This easy dessert recipe tastes just like carrot cake, and can be prepared in 30 minutes or less!


  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots, finely grated
  • 1 cup seedless raisins
  • Non-stick cooking spray


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, add sugars, oil, applesauce, eggs & vanilla extract. Mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl, add flours & oats. Mix well. Then add baking soda, baking powder, salt & pumpkin pie spice. Mix well until all dry ingredients are completely combined.
  4. Blend flour & oats mixture into the sugar mixture. Stir in raisins & carrots until completely combined.
  5. Lightly coat two baking sheets with cooking spray. Use a tablespoon to drop dough on baking sheets.
  6. Bake 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.



Add in some walnuts, pecans, or other nuts to give the cookies a crunchy texture!

Nutrition Facts

48 cookies servings per recipe
Serving size 2 cookies (54g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
    Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 110mg
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
    Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
    Total Sugars 13g  
Includes 9g Added Sugars
Protein 3g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 133mg 2%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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