his Chocolate Zucchini Cookies

Chocolate Zucchini Cookies

What a delicious way to use up that abundance of zucchini. These chocolatey cookies are moist and wonderful. Don't want chocolate? Leave out the cocoa and chocolate chips (or you can add white chocolate chips) and you have a vanilla cookie with vanilla frosting.

Yield: 2 dozen cookies
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1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup grated zucchini, well drained
2 cups flour
4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1/2 cup oats
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk chocolate chips
Chocolate Frosting:
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.

In a large mixing bowl combine beat butter and brown sugar until cream and smooth. Add egg and vanilla. Add Zucchini and mix again. Add flour, cocoa, oats, baking soda, and salt. Stir in chocolate chips.

Spoon cookies onto cookie sheet using large spoon.

Bake for 8 to 9 minutes.

Cool on baking racks.

In a medium bowl beat butter. Add powdered sugar, cocoa, and milk. Beat until creamy and smooth. Add vanilla and salt and and beat again. Frost cooled cookies.

Source: chef-in-training.com

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