- 1/2 lb carrots
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons margarine
- 5 tablespoons self-raising flour
Pre heat oven gas mark 4 or 350F
Cream together the margarine and 90% of the sugar
Grate the carrot and beat it into the margerine and sugar
Fold in the flour lightly unjtil the dough is soft and creamy. Add a tablespoons ofwater is mixture is very dry.
drop spoonfuls of the mixture into the greased patty peans sprinkle the tops with remainder of sugar and put into the oven for 25-30mins
Enjoy these cookies hot or cold. Image shown is shown using currants instead of carrots. You can add in your own fruit / vegetable to the recipe as you see fit. The original recipes were published within The Kitchen Front (122 Wartime recipes broadcast by Frederick Grisewood, Mable Constandurous and others, specially selected by the Ministry of Food. My copy was originally published in 1942 and cost 6D.