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Overhead Crumbl carrot cake cookies
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4.94 from 45 votes

Crumbl carrot cake cookies

These crumbl carrot cake cookies taste just like a holiday carrot cake slice. They are perfectly spiced then topped with homemace cream cheese frosting.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 cookies
Calories: 490Calories

Ingredients

Cookie base

  • ½ cup butter softened
  • cup brown sugar packed
  • cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup carrots shredded
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 yolk
  • 3 tablespoon heavy cream at room temperature
  • 1 & ¾ cup AP flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • teaspoon allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger
  • pinch cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Cream cheese frosting

  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 3 tablespoon butter salted or unsalted, softened
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • Pecans for topping

Instructions

Make the cookies

  • Preheat the oven to 350F then line a baking sheet and set aside.
  • Cream the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar together until smooth and creamy.
  • Mix in the shredded carrots, vanilla extract, egg yolk, and heavy cream until smooth.
  • Add in the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, allspice, ginger, cloves, and salt and mix just until the flour mixture disappears.
  • Scoop out 8 equal cookie dough balls, place them on the prepared baking sheet, gently flatten to about ¾-1 inch in thickness and bake for 12 minutes.
  • Let the cookies cool down on the baking sheet for 20 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

Make the cream cheese frosting

  • In a stand mixer cream the cream cheese and the butter with a whisk attachement until smooth and combined.
  • Mix in the vanilla extract and the powdered sugar and mix for 4-5 minutes or until light and creamy.
  • Frost the cookie with a round tip then top with the chopped-up pecans and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 490Calories | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 646mg | Potassium: 152mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 2128IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 2mg