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3 baked and plated zucchini chocolate chip cookies with a glass of milk

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These zucchini chocolate chip cookies are a delightfully delicious way to use up fresh or frozen zucchini!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 3 dozen


  • ½ cup Crisco butter shortening
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 cups white flour
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. cloves
  • ½ cup walnut pieces
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  • Cream the shortening and both sugars, then beat in egg and zucchini.
  • Mix baking soda, flour, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves, then add to the zucchini mixture, followed by the walnuts and chocolate chips.
  • Drop teaspoonfuls of the batter onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake the cookies at 350° for 15 minutes or until the cookies appear to be slightly brown.
Keyword cookies, zucchini