Carrot Cake Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

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These Carrot Cake Cookies with Cream Cheese Filling should come with a warning. Seriously. While these are baking get to your computer immediately and print out a giant label to place next to these cookies. You can choose your own words, but the gist should be Under No Circumstances Will You Be Able to Eat Just One of These Cookies. Any variation of this message will be fine, but you really won’t be able to stop with just one.

If carrot cake is your thing, these cookies will be right up your alley. They’re everything we love about carrot cake, but in cookie form.

My daughter loves baking cookies and I love the fact that this recipe actually contains a vegetable. I know it’s still a cookie but it seems far less decadent knowing that those bits of shredded carrot are in there. They bake up like tiny cakes, moist and delicious with a classic cream cheese frosting in the center.

Carrot Cake Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

If bite-sized carrot cake sounds good to you, these Carrot Cake Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting are for you! Seriously, a soft carrot cake cookie topped with a dreamy vanilla cream cheese frosting and, yes, another carrot cake cookie. Behold confection perfection!

Measure the flour carefully (spoon then sweep). Too much and you’ll end up with dry, tough cookies.

Use a small ice cream scoop to drop dough onto baking sheets for evenly sized cookies perfect for sandwiches.

Parchment Paper or Silicon Baking Mat

Baking Sheets


Hand Mixer or Stand Mixer



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Measuring Dry Ingredients



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