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Feelin' Energetic Cookies

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=884801

Ingredients

  1. 3/4 c. oleo, softened
  2. 1/2 c. packed brown sugar
  3. 1 c. shredded carrots
  4. 1 beaten egg
  5. 2 Tbsp. orange juice
  6. 2 tsp. grated orange peel
  7. 1 c. whole wheat flour
  8. 1 c. all-purpose flour
  9. 2 tsp. baking powder
  10. 1/2 tsp. salt
  11. 1 tsp. cinnamon
  12. 1 c. pitted prunes, quartered
  13. 1/2 c. sunflower seeds
  14. powdered sugar

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar.
  2. Mix carrots, egg, orange juice and orange peel.
  3. Combine flours, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  4. Mix
  5. into oleo mixture to blend thoroughly. Mix in prunes and sunflower seeds.
  6. Drop from tablespoon onto greased baking sheets and flatten slightly.
  7. Bake in 375° oven for 15 to 20 minutes until lightly browned.
  8. Cool on rack.
  9. Dust with powdered sugar.
  10. Yields 3 dozen.