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Chocolate Zucchini Cookies

 Chocolate Zucchini Cookies
This recipe started out as a plain zucchini cookie. But over the years, I added nuts and chocolate chips. These soft cookies never make it to the cookie jar!
48 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 cups finely shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add
  • the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine
  • the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and cloves; gradually
  • add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the zucchini, nuts
  • and chocolate chips.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 3 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake
  • at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to
  • wire racks to cool. Yield: 8 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 132 calories,

2 of 2

Chocolate Zucchini Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 144 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.