Golden carrot cookies

Yield: 48 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Shortening
½ cup Butter
¾ cup Sugar
1 cup Carrots; mashed cooked
2 cups Flour, sifted
2 teaspoons Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt
¾ cup Coconut, shredded
Orange Butter Icing
2½ tablespoon Butter; softened
1½ cup Confectioners sugar; sifted
1½ tablespoon Orange juice
2 teaspoons Orange rind, grated
-- Betty Crocker Cooky Book

ORANGE BUTTER ICING

Heat oven to 400 F. Mix shortening, butter, sugar, eggs, and carrots.

Blend flour, baking powder, and salt into shortening mixture. Mix in coconut. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2" apart on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until no imprint remains when touched lightly. Frost cooled cookies with icing.

Icing: Blend butter and sugar together. Stir in orange juice and orange rind until smooth.

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