These Paleo Carrot Cake Cookies with a Maple Glaze are the perfect treat to make for your Easter holiday celebration. This gluten free carrot cake cookie recipe yields soft and chewy cookies, is easy to make and packs all the flavor of a traditional carrot cake in an easy-to-serve form.
Carrot Cake Cookies with Maple Glaze
Easter weekend is here! While traditional carrot cake or a carrot cake loaf is standard, let’s switch it up this year! Everyone loves a good cookie, and a soft carrot cake cookie topped with the most delicious maple glaze is just guaranteed to be a hit of the dessert table. Guaranteed.
These cookies are wonderful for any carrot cake lover; and personally, since we don’t actually celebrate Easter in our home, can vouch that they are perfect for any occasion. These cookies are: lightly sweetened, packed with delicious add-ins, soft, and topped with a decedent frosting.
Want other paleo desserts with veggies? Try these favorites:
Carrot Cake Cookie Recipe
- 1 cup blanched almond flour
- 1 tbsp coconut flour
- 1 egg
- 4 tbsp grass-fed butter, palm shortening, or coconut oil
- 3 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 tsp organic vanilla extract
- 1/8 tsp Himalayan sea salt
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 cup or more chocolate chips (Enjoy Life's or your favorite dark chocolate chunks)
- 1/3 + 2 tbsp grated carrots
- 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/3 cup raisins
Vanilla Maple Frosting
P.S. Here are the cookies with the old frosting from 2015!