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  1. Carrot Sandwich Cookies with Cream Cheese Filling

Carrot Sandwich Cookies with Cream Cheese Filling

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18 servings, 1 cookie sandwich each

Who would have thought of adding ketchup to cookie dough? We did! The ketchup adds a sweetness that is the perfect complement to the spiced cream cheese filling for the sandwich cookies. These soft cookie sandwiches make a great addition to a packed lunch. Or, enjoy one with a cold glass of milk as a quick snack.

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  • Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices. Beat brown sugar, granulated sugar and 1 cup butter in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs, ketchup and 1 tsp. vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well after each addition. Stir in oats, carrots, raisins and nuts.
  • Refrigerate 2 hours.
  • Heat oven to 350ºF. Drop heaping tablespoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart, into 36 mounds on baking sheets sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 15 to 18 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheet 2 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  • Beat cream cheese and remaining butter in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Gradually add icing sugar, mixing well after each addition. Blend in remaining vanilla. Spread about 2 tsp. cream cheese mixture onto bottom sides of half the cookies; cover with remaining cookies to make 18 sandwiches.

Family Fun

Get the kids involved and let them help you make these moist spice cookies.


Substitute walnuts for the pecans.


The cookie dough can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before baking as directed.


  • 18 servings, 1 cookie sandwich each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 18 servings, 1 cookie sandwich each
Calories 400
% Daily Value
Total fat 19g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 270mg
Carbohydrate 54g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 35g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 30 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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