Zucchini Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies
When your garden is producing an abundance of zucchini, why not make zucchini cookies!
- Serves: 24 persons
- 1medium zucchini
- 1cup granulated sugar
- ½cup unsalted butter (softened)
- 2teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2cups old-fashioned rolled oats
- 1cup all-purpose flour
- 1teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ½teaspoon baking soda
- ½teaspoon salt
- 1cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Step 1Gather the ingredients.
Step 2Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
Step 3Using a coarse cheese grater, shred the zucchini until you achieve 1 cup of grated zucchini. (You might not use the entire zucchini. Reserve the remaining zucchini for use in another zucchini recipe .)
Step 4Blot the grated zucchini with a paper towel to remove excess moisture. Set aside.
Step 5In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream the sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
Step 6Add the egg and vanilla extract and mix to combine.
Step 7In another large bowl combine the rolled oats, all-purpose flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
Step 8Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix on low speed until combined.
Step 9Mix in the grated zucchini on low speed until combined.
Step 10Fold in the chocolate chips.
Step 11Use a small ice cream scoop or cookie scoop to form 1-inch balls and place on prepared baking sheets.
Step 12Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Step 13Remove the baking sheet from the oven and allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes.
Step 14Transfer the cookies to a wire rack and cool completely. Enjoy!