2 cups of shredded carrot
2/3 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons oil ( I used olive )
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
3/4 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup plain flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon ground
Pinch of salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
125grams cream cheese
1 cup icing sugar
Preheat oven 200
Cover 2 trays with baking paper
Combine carrot & 3 tablespoons of the brown sugar in a bowl , toss to coat. Place carrot mixture in a mesh sieve & stand to drain for 10 mins . ( this tenderizes carrot ). Discard the liquid
Place 2 tablespoons of the butter in bowl in microwave until melted . Add oil , rind vanilla extract & egg , stir well.
Combine in a bowl the flour & the remaining brown sugar , cinnamon , salt ,& baking soda . Stir well. Add carrot mixture & butter mixture . Stir until combined .
Drop spoonfuls on baking tray. Bake for 11 minutes.
Remove from oven & cool completely .
Combine cream cheese , remaining butter & icing sugar beat with a mixer at medium speed .
Sandwich together cookies. Dust with icing sugar