Carrot Cookies

3/4 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup carrots, cooked and mashed
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
Powdered sugar
Orange juice

Mix together all ingredients and drop by teaspoonful on cookie sheet Bake at 350F for 12 to 15 minutes. When cooked, ice with powdered sugar moistened with orange juice.

Servings: 3 dozen cookies

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana