Easy OREO Carrot Cake Muffins Recipe

by Tonya Staab
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These carrot cake muffins are delicious on their own but topped with cream cheese frosting and OREO carrot cake cookies they are even better.

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by OREO as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

Did you know that OREO has launched two NEW flavors, OREO Dark Chocolate, and OREO Carrot Cake?

They are delicious! And, they are perfect for entertaining too. I’m showing you two fun ways to wow your family and guests with delicious carrot cake muffin treats (recipe below), and dark chocolate hot chocolate

carrot cake muffins topped with cream cheese frosting and OREO cookies
Carrot cake muffins topped with cream cheese frosting and OREO carrot cake cookies.

Carrot cake muffins recipe

Carrot Cake Muffins

Serves: 12 muffins Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • pinch salt
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 2 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 1 small tub applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil (melted right before adding)
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • cream cheese frosting
  • OREO carrot cake cookies


  1. Preheat the oven to 375F.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves.
  3. In a separate large bowl whisk together the eggs, applesauce, vanilla, and brown sugar.
  4. Melt the coconut oil, allow it to cool a little (you don't want to cook the other ingredients), then add to the mixture.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, stirring together.
  6. Fold in the shredded carrots. Bake in the oven for approximately 20 minutes.
  7. Top with cream cheese frosting, and then an OREO Carrot Cake cookie.
oreo carrot cake cookies on top of mufins
OREO carrot cake cookies are filled with cream cheese.

These carrot cake muffins are perfect for weekend brunch with friends, morning tea, and afternoon tea. Serve them with coffee, tea, and fresh fruit. You could even set up a delicious muffin and fruit grazing board for your guests.

carrot cake muffins topped with oreo cookies and cream cheese frosting
Muffins topped with OREO cookies and frosting.

OREO Carrot Cake cookies: Have your cake and eat it too with OREO Carrot Cake Cookies filled with cream cheese frosting flavored creme.

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Tonya Staab February 18, 2019 - 12:36 pm

Hi Monika a tub of applesauce is 4oz and you’ll want about 100g of chocolate (although I like a little more so it’s thick and rich). 

Monika February 18, 2019 - 11:18 am

1 small tub applesauce and half a block of chocolate…?????

I doubt we buy the same products, so how am I to know how many grams or cups exactly to use…


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