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Soft Zucchini Spice Cookies Recipe
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Soft Zucchini Spice Cookies Recipe

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These cookies are great! They don't last very long at my house. Why don't you see how long they last at yours? —Mili Seemar, Chatham, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1-1/2 cups grated zucchini, squeezed dry
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel

Nutritional Facts

132 calories: 2 each, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 129mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein .

Directions

  1. In a bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar; add the egg and mix well. Combine dry ingredients; add alternately with milk to creamed mixture. Stir in zucchini, nuts, raisins and orange peel. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and cookies are set. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Soft Zucchini Spice Cookies in Country Extra July 1997, p49


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twerppms
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2016

"Made these tonight, they are delicious! I used a full 2 cups flour as someone suggested, 1tsp orange extract instead of peel, & 1/2 cp dried cranberries instead of raisins. LOVE THEM!!!! Can't wait to share with my coworkers tomorrow!"

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wanders6
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2016

"After reading the reviews, I thought I would try this. I did take the advice from Carrolltown Girl which the cookies turned out perfectly. I didn't have an orange so I modified and put in mandarin abstract and it was delicious. Thank you for sharing."

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deb9962
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2015

"Yummy, nice soft cookies. Good way to use zucchini"

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Carrolltown Girl
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2015

"I added about 1/3 extra cup of flour to this recipe and baked about 15 minutes. Glazed with an orange juice and confectioners sugar glaze. Very good. Maybe would add about another 1/2 cup of raisins next time because I like raisins."

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AidansMama723
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2013

"These were a hit with everyone. I doubled the recipe and it wasn't enough!"

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wintersno
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2013 Edited Apr. 1, 2016

"The dough was very runny and the cookies were flat as pancakes :-) I don't know if the measurements are off on the recipe but my husband that has been a baker for 40 years said he thinks so........."

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azzilu
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2011

"might make again, but with a few alterations...batter was a bit thin, and cookies came out flat...would probably add at least another 1/4 c. flour ....cookies were not terribly sweet, and could use a little more sugar, so would probably add another 1/4 c. br. sugar....i got 48 cookies (level T.)...baked on parchment paper, so there was no need to grease the pan....the flavor was good."

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lloyddavid1952
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2011

"I am making them now, couln't find the recipe."

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jellybean13142
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2011

"Very yummy, wouldn't change a thing!"

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Dana1234
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2010

"These cookies taste great but I had trouble with them turning out really flat."

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