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Carrot Cookies Recipe WW2

This carrot cookies recipe is not only healthy (no refined sugar) but is also hales from WW2 making it an old-fashioned delicious dessert or snack every house should have on hand... or in the cookie jar!
4.5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 7 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 19 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 60 cookies


  • 2 cups flour whole wheat pastry, spelt, or gluten-free blend
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup softened butter or coconut oil
  • 1 cup grated raw carrot
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¾ cup honey
  • 2 eggs well beaten
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 2 cups rolled oats


  • Mix together flour, baking powder, and spices and set aside.
  • Cream together butter or oil and carrot.  Beat in baking soda, honey, and eggs.
  • Stir in raisins, nuts, and oats.
  • Add dry ingredients to carrot mixture and mix until combined.
  • Drop by spoonfuls on greased or lined pans and bake at 350 degrees for 12 - 15 minutes.


Feel free to sub in your favorite flour for these healthy carrot cookies, we love ancient grains but a gluten free blend of equal parts almond flour, coconut flour, and ground golden flax meal is our at home go to.
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