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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies

A delicious way to use zucchini!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time13 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chip zucchini cookies, cookie recipes, cookies
Servings: 48 cookies
Author: Amanda Rettke


  • 1 cup (226g) butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups (400g) granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Heat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer with the paddle attachment and on medium speed, cream your butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  • With the mixer on low, add the egg. Once incorporated, add flour, baking soda, and salt into the butter mixture, gradually; mix well.
  • Stir in the zucchini. (Before adding, try to squeeze out excess water, but not drain zucchini entirely.)
  • Fold in and chocolate chips by hand.
  • Chill dough for 1-2 hours.
  • Using a small ice cream scoop or a tablespoon, drop cookies onto a cookie sheet with two inches between each cookie.
  • Bake for 10 to 13 minutes, or until golden around the edges.
  • Do not over-bake!
  • Let stand to cool for 2 to 3 minutes, then remove and place on wire racks to allow to cool completely.
  • This recipe yields 4 dozen cookies.