Gluten-Free Chocolate Zucchini Cookies


Zucchini, like asparagus, is a kind of backyard crops that will get fully uncontrolled, to the purpose the place you’re feeling such as you want hand them to strangers as you go them on the sidewalk, mumbling one thing determined like “Right here, please simply take this, I can not eat anymore zucchini issues.”

The excellent news? There are some actually incredible issues to make with zucchini, and baked items are on the prime of the checklist. The excessive moisture content material and creaminess of this widespread squash lend an ideal chewy texture to issues like breads, desserts, and cookies. I checked out a bunch of cookie recipes and, when none of them felt precisely proper, I made up my very own. I blended all of it up old-school-wooden-spoon fashion, however you should utilize a mixer if that makes you happier. I threw within the tahini as a result of most issues in life are higher with tahini, and it provides a gently savory twist to the flavour. Make a batch of those tasties, and undoubtedly make these zucchini fritters to go together with them!



Combine collectively till totally blended:

  • 1/4 cup softened butter or ghee
  • 2 T vegetable oil (I exploit sunflower)
  • 1/2 cup turbinado sugar
  • 1/8 cup pure, positive sugar (not confectioners, simply not as coarse as turbinado)
  • 2 t vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 3 T tahini

Combine collectively:

  • 1 1/4 cup gluten free flour (I like Bob’s Purple Mill 1:1 mix)
  • 1/8 cup cacao powder
  • 1/2 t baking powder
  • 1/4 t cinnamon

Add dry components to moist and stir to mix. Then add, on this order:

  • 1 1/2 cups finely shredded zucchini, drained
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2-3/4 cup chocolate chips

Let batter sit for 10-Quarter-hour, after which drop onto parchment lined baking trays. Bake for Quarter-hour at 375 levels.

Let cool on cookie sheets for 10-Quarter-hour, after which watch them disappear sooner than you possibly can ever have imagined. Come September, you may be handing these out to strangers as an alternative of the zucchinis. Higher but, arrange a roadside stand and promote them for $3 every. 

With love and too many zucchinis, 


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