Snack Like a Southerner: Carrot Shortbread Cookies

(anitalianinmykitchen)

Ingredients:
2 medium carrots
2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla

Step One:
Preheat oven to 350°.

Step Two:
"Clean and chop carrots, cook in boiling water until tender, then mash with a fork."

Step Three:
"In a medium bowl add mashed carrots, cut up butter, sugar, egg, vanilla and flour.
Empty bowl onto a lightly floured flat surface, with your hands gently combine to form a ball of dough."

Step Four:
"Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for approximately 30 minutes.
Remove from fridge and on a lightly floured flat surface roll out dough and cut into desired shapes."

Step Five:
"Place on parchment paper lined baking sheets and bake for approximately 15-20 minutes or until golden. Let cool completely before eating."

Step Six:
Enjoy!

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