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Easy Carrot Cake Cookies

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Need a quick dessert idea? These Carrot Cake Cookies couldn’t be easier to prepare, as they are made from a cake mix!

Ingredients:  

  • 15oz Box Carrot Cake Mix
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Melted Butter
  • 1/2 Crushed Walnuts
  • Sprinkles 

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8oz Whipped Cream cheese
  • 1 TBS Vanilla 
  • 2 Tsp Milk 
  • 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 2 1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar 

Instructions:

  1. Empty Carrot Cake Mix into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add Walnuts.
  3. Pour in melted butter. 
  4. Crack two eggs and mix well.
  5. Refrigerate for 1hr.
  6. Roll the dough into tablespoon sized balls.
  7. Place on non-stick baking sheet or lay out a piece of parchment paper and place on top of that.
  8. Bake for 12 minutes or until cookies are set at 350 degrees.
  9. While cookies are baking, pour powdered sugar, cream cheese, vanilla & butter into a bowl to make your frosting. Mix well.
  10. Take cookies out of the oven and frost and sprinkle away.
  11. Serve & enjoy!!!

The Home Depot is Offering Free Kids Workshop Kits!

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You may have heard that The Home Depot has cancelled their Kid’s Workshops due to the current pandemic. They recently announced that in place of these workshops, many stores will be handing out Workshop Kits for FREE! You can GO HERE to find a Home Depot location near you, or I would suggest that you give them a call to see if they are participating.