Zucchini Cookies

zucchini cookies
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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2 to 2 1/2 dozen cookies

These zucchini cookies are filled with shredded zucchini and walnuts. Add the lemon glaze of leave them unglazed. Or add some chocolate chips to the cookies and use 1 teaspoon vanilla extract instead of lemon zest.

What You'll Need

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • For the Lemon Glaze
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice

How to Make It

  1. Cream butter and granulated sugar; beat in egg and lemon peel or extract.
  2. Stir in sifted dry ingredients, then mix in zucchini and walnuts. Drop on greased baking sheets; bake at 350° for 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, combine the confectioners' sugar and lemon juice to make the glaze.
  4. Glaze cooled cookies with the lemon glaze or your favorite glaze or icing.

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