recipe: bring on the zucchini part 3 – zucchini chocolate chip cookies

zucchini chocolate chip cookies (Barbara Kingsolver, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle)

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened (coconut oil, if you don’t or can’t eat butter)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup white flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp each of salt, cinnamon, nutmeg
  • 1 cup finely shredded zucchini (grate it on the smaller option of your cheese grater, or shred in food processor)
  • 12 oz chocolate chips
  • handful of raisins, cried cranberries, nuts, etc. if you wish

 

cream together egg, honey and sugar and vanilla. in a separate bowl, combine all dry ingredients. mix the wet into the dry. add the zucchini, chips, and the fruit or nuts if you are using them.

Drop by spoonful onto greased baking sheet, and flatten with the back of a spoon. Bake at 350°, 10 to 15 minutes.

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