the freezer, it was a bit of a chilly day.
And when the air has any chill to it – ever – I think of baking. With all that freshly shredded zucchini, I
thought perhaps I could come up with some sort of cookie to make for us. And I did.
Zucchini Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies – goodness that is a mouthful!
good about eating them, I mean all those oats?
Totally makes them healthy. I
thought, if I could also add zucchini to the mix, how could these cookies not
be considered a nice healthy treat for my kids (for me…really for me)!
in the kitchen, and I tend to look at recipes as a guideline, not to ever be
followed exactly. But, once I took a bite of these cookies, and my kids tried them, I knew that I needed to write
down exactly what I did and then share it – they are that good!
consistency, but they are light and fluffy, not too sweet, and perfect for that
3pm sweet snack!
fluffy in a mixer. Add the eggs and vanilla, beat
until light and fluffy again, making sure to scrape the sides of the bowl. Mix in shredded zucchini (I did not drain my
zucchini, but it was pretty dry already so you may want to drain it for 20-30
minutes before making this recipe.
fork. Then add dry ingredients to
mixer. Mix everything together.
minutes. Delicious warm! This recipe makes about 3 dozen cookies. The mixture is a little bit wetter than
typical cookie dough, but as long as the cookies are not runny when you try to
drop them on the cookie sheet, they will bake up beautifully!
great snack for the kids – perfect for back to school! And a great way to use up all that extra
zucchini everyone seems to have these days.
cookie recipe? Leave a link below!