Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookie Recipe at 31Daily.com

When the growing season is at its very peak, when the long days of summer stretch endlessly, as does your zucchini crop if you live in the Northwest, these cookies will satisfy your cravings … with an autumnal nod toward the upcoming, much anticipated season. Whole wheat flour gives these delightful morsels a hearty and healthful update. Chocolate chips just give it a bit of extra yumminess.



Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies

Ingredients:

1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened to room temperature
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 1/2 cup shredded zucchini (about 1 medium)
2 cups chocolate chips

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Shred zucchini.

Cream butter and both sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and continue to mix until a smooth batter forms.

Add flour, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and zucchini. Mix until incorporated. Add chocolate chips.

Bake in 375-degree oven for 8 -10 minutes or until the cookies begin to spring back after touching them.

Cool and enjoy.




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Stephanie Wilson is an author, blogger, publisher, and former television news writer and producer. She lives in the Puget Sound area with her husband and teenage son.