Frosted Zucchini Cookies Recipe

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Frosted Zucchini Cookies

Win Spicer

By
@debaylady

We love spicy zucchini bread so I adapted a favorite cookie recipe! It seems all age groups surprisingly even love these! They are a soft cookie loaded with flavor! Note chill time is not counted in time to make them.


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Rating:

Serves:

4-5 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
flour
1/2 c
light brown sugar
1/2 c
gradulated sugar
2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
ginger
1/2 tsp
allspice
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/8 tsp
cloves
3/4 tsp
cinnamon
3/4 c
shortening
1
egg
1/4 c
molasses
1 c
grated/drained zucchini
1/2 c
oatmeal

FROSTING

1/2 c
butter, softened
3 Tbsp
milk
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla
3-4 c
powered sugar
nutmeg to sprinkle

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cookies: In large bowl, beat shortening, sugar, egg and molasses.
2
Whisk together all dry ingredients except oatmeal. Add to wet mixture and beat until well blended.
3
Add zucchini and oatmeal and mix until evenly incorporated.
4
Cover and chill about an hour. Drop by tablespoons or roll into 1-inch balls.
5
Place on parchment lined cookie sheets about an inch or so apart.
6
Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven 8-10 minutes or 350 degree oven 10-12 minutes. Do not over bake! Cook on wire racks.
7
Frosting: Cream butter. Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth. Adding milk and/or powdered sugar to reach desired spreading consistency.
8
When cookies are completely cool you may frost and for an added touch, sprinkle frosting with cinnamon or nutmeg.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern