Eggless Carrot Drops

Mildly sweet and soft egg less carrot drops or cookies are prepared with carrot pulp,all purpose flour and condensed milk.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Makes: 14 to 15 cookies

Ingredients:

  1. Carrot pulp: ½ Cup ( 2 medium sized carrots cooked and mashed)
  2. Unsalted butter:  ¼ Cup 
  3. Castor sugar: ¼ cup (powdered)
  4. Condensed milk:  2 to 3 Tablespoons (I am using Amul Mithai Mate)
  5. All purpose flour: ⅔ cup
  6. Baking powder: ½ teaspoon
  7. Baking soda: a pinch
  8. Salt: a pinch
  9. Vanilla essence: Few drops (optional)IMG_4374

Procedure:

  1. Cook carrot slices in a little water for 5 to 7 minutes till soft. Drain water. Allow to cool for 2 minutes. Mash carrots a little to prepare pulp. Keep aside.IMG_4368
  2. Sieve all purpose flour,salt,baking powder and baking soda.IMG_3135
  3. In a bowl add butter,powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons condensed milk and mix  well with a fork to make a creamy butter mixture.IMG_4380
  4. Add carrot pulp and mix well.
  5. Preheat oven to 180 degrees centigrade temperature.(350F)
  6. Add flour mixture and fold gently.(no need to beat or over mix).
  7. Drop a spoonful of mixture on a greased baking tray a little apart.IMG_4387
  8. Bake in a preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes till golden brown.IMG_4388
  9. Cool cookies on a wire rack for 5 minutes before serving.IMG_4396

 

Note:

If batter is very thick add 1 tablespoon of condensed milk for a dropping consistency.

 

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