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Fun-to-Eat Carrot Recipe for Kids

by Kristin Fitch & Sharon Pierce McCullough

Fun-to-Eat Carrot Recipe for Kids

These fun-to-eat carrot croquettes are a healthy food option for a snack or packed lunch.


  • 2 ½ cups steamed carrots
  • ½ egg white, from 1 egg
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup bread crumbs
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • dash of salt
  • dash of pepper
  • dash of cumin
  • dash of garlic powder
  • dash of all spice
  •  Bread crumbs for coating
  • Parsley sprigs for garnish

What to Do:

  1. Mix all ingredients, except bread crumbs reserved for coating.
  2. Shape mixture into cone-shaped carrots, packing mixture together well. 
  3. Gently roll in bread crumbs and set on a platter. 
  4. Spray skillet with non-stick spray or use about a teaspoon of olive oil in pan. Over medium heat, fry croquettes until golden brown, turning once, about 3 minutes per side. 
  5. Arrange on platter, adding a sprig of parsley for carrot tops. 

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