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Carrot Cake Cookie Recipe

Lil' Luna
With the use of a boxed cake mix, these Carrot Cake Cookies are so easy to make. Topped with homemade cream cheese frosting, they're hard to resist!
4.62 from 13 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Refrigerate/Freese 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 22 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 352 kcal




  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In a medium bowl, combine butter, sugar, and brown sugar. Beat until combined and creamy. Add eggs and vanilla making sure to mix well.
  • Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and beat to combine. Fold in carrots and chopped pecans and mix until combined.
  • Drop dough scoops onto greased cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Edges should be lightly browned. Let cool.
  • Make frosting by combing cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar and vanilla and beating until smooth. Reserve a little bit of the frosting for carrot design on top.
  • Frost cookies. Use food coloring to dye parts of the reserve frosting green and orange. Pipe carrot design onto cookies.


Calories: 352kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 3gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 55mgSodium: 241mgPotassium: 96mgFiber: 1gSugar: 34gVitamin A: 2286IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 31mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Carrot Cake Cookies
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