recipe submitted by Roxy Falsetto, staff of Empowerment
Heat oven to 400'. Mix shortening, sugar, eggs, and carrots. Blend in flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir in coconut. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto a lightly greased baking sheet, parchment paper, or silicon baking sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until no imprint remains when touched lightly. immediately remove from baking sheet. Cool. Frost with Orange Butter Icing. 4 dozen cookies.
Orange Butter Icing
Blend butter and sugar, Stir in orange peel and juice, Beat until frosting is smooth and of spreading consistency