Double Chocolate Zucchini Walnut Cookies (#1271)

Serves
Ready
24
30
Minutes
Prep
Cook
15
Minutes
15
Minutes
Categories
Chocolate Cookies Desserts
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups Whole Wheat Flour or all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa Powder unsweetened
  • 2 tablespoons Unsalted Butter melted
  • 3 tablespoons Canola Oil or (light) olive oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 large Eggs
  • 1 cup Zucchini shreded
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts chopped
  • 1 cup Chocolate Chips (Semi-Sweet)
  • 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar for rolling

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° f (180° c).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and cocoa powder, and whisk well.
  3. In another medium bowl, whisk together the melted butter, oil, vanilla extract, both of the sugars and egg until well blended.
  4. Stir in the zucchini with a wooden spatular until well mixed.
  5. Pour the zucchini mixture into the flour mixture, and stir until just incorporated and moistened.
  6. Stir in the walnuts and chocolate chips until evenly distributed.
  7. Roll about 1 heaping tablespoonful of the dough into a small ball.
  8. Place the powdered sugar onto a plate.
  9. Roll each ball in the powdered sugar.
  10. Place the cookies balls about 1-inch apart on the baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
  11. Bake for about 15 minutes until the top cracks, and the cookies have set.
  12. Let cool on the sheets on a wire rack for about 10 minutes.
  13. Transfer the cookies onto the wire rack to cool completely.
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