Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies
Prep: 20 minutes plus cooling
Bake: 13 minutes • Makes: 30 cookies
1/3 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), softened
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup mini chocolate chips
3/4 cup squeezed dry shredded zucchini
1. Preheat oven to 350°; line 2 rimmed baking pans with parchment paper.
2. In medium bowl, whisk flours, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. In large bowl, with mixer on high speed, beat sugar and butter 2 minutes or until creamy, scraping down sides of bowl; beat in egg and vanilla extract. Reduce speed to low; in 3 batches, add flour mixture and beat 1 minute or until incorporated after each addition. Fold in chocolate chips and zucchini. Using 2 small spoons, drop dough by heaping tablespoons, 1 inch apart, onto prepared pans; press with back of spoon to flatten.
3. Bake cookies 13 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned and edges are set, rotating pans halfway through baking; transfer to wire rack to cool completely. Makes about 30 cookies.
Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 cookie):
102 Calories, 5g Fat (3g Saturated), 14mg Cholesterol,
84mg Sodium, 13g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 1g Protein