Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Carrot Cake COOKIES Plus Saba or Perfectly Posh giveaway

I have invented the best Easter night dessert! It is sooo scrumptious!!! Carrot cake cookies=mind BLOWN! These are some of the best cookies I think I have ever had the pleasure of eating. I really like carrot cake, but my husband does not. I made him try out these cookies and even he loved them!
  Before I introduce the cookies, in honor of Easter, I have discovered the best candy, EVER! And I'm really not a candy eater. Are you ready? CARROT CAKE M&M's!!!!! They are so amazing you must try them before they are gone!

One of the best thing about my Carrot Cake Cookies, is that they are soft and of course yummy! But also you and 12 other people won't be bringing them to a big family dinner. It is your chance to shine and bring something different, new, and delicious!!!! I hope you will try them out and let me know what you think. They are really easy to make, there is a recipe below, and also another giveaway at the end of the recipes! 

Carrot Cake Cookies

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter softened             1/2 tsp. salt
2 eggs                                       1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 1/2 cup flour                         1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. nutmeg                        1 1/2 cup grated carrots
1 tsp. cinnamon                       1/2 cup chopped pecans

Start by creaming the butter and sugar on low speed. Add in eggs, one at a time, and mix in well. Add in vanilla. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, and baking powder. Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients. Mix well. Put in the carrots and pecans and stir just until mixed in well. Drop by spoonfuls on a well greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375* for 12 minutes. Cool completely, then frost. Makes 3 dozen.

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

2 Tbsp. butter softened
1 tsp. milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar
4 oz. cream cheese softened
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/3 cup brown sugar

Mix on low speed, butter, cream cheese, milk, and vanilla. Add in cinnamon and brown sugar, mix well. Then slowly add in powdered sugar. 

Today's giveaway is from Shantel over at Free Birds Boutique. She is giving away your choice of either a Saba sampler gift pack or a Perfectly Posh sampler gift pack. That is so awesome that she is giving you a choice!!! I would really love stuff from both places! I will have to start me a Mother's day wishlist! You can enter using the Rafflecopter below. Must be at least 18 years old and a resident of the United States to enter. Winner will be notified via the email provided and have 48 hours to respond or an alternate winner will be selected. GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!!!!

Posted by Samantha

Other giveaways you can enter:

BottleBand from Bottleband (2 winners)
Anchors Away Lane Gift Card
Jewelry in Candles
A bag of Choffey and Brewing System

a Rafflecopter giveaway