Recipe CARROT CAKE sandwich COOKIES

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  1. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor

    BLUE RIBBON CARROT CAKE COOKIE RECIPE
    TOTAL TIME: Prep: 50 min. Bake 10 min./batch + cooling YIELD:48 servings
    Ingredients
    • 1 cup butter, softened
    • 1 cup packed brown sugar
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
    • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
    • 3/4 cup raisins
    • FILLING:
    • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
    • 1/2 cup butter, softened
    • 1-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
    • 2 tablespoons crushed pineapple
    • Additional confectioners' sugar
    Directions
    • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs and extracts. Combine the flour, oats, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, ginger and nutmeg; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the walnuts, carrots and raisins.
    • 2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
    • 3. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Stir in walnuts and pineapple. Spread over the bottoms of half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies. Sprinkle both sides with additional confectioners' sugar. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 4 dozen.
    Nutritional Facts
    1 sandwich cookie equals 176 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 117 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.
     
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  2. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    I don't have rum flavoring and don't want to buy a bottle just for this. I have almond or vanilla flavoring- opinion on what would be the better substitute?
     
  3. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor

    just increase vanilla extract from 1.5 teaspoon to 2 teaspoons. Actually will be fine either way, sub almond for rum
     
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  4. scrapman21009

    scrapman21009 Chupacabra Hunter

    Nevermind rum flavoring, just drink some rum, the cookies will taste fine [booze]
     
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