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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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

Step-By-Step

1Cookies: In large bowl, beat shortening, sugar, egg and molasses.

2Whisk together all dry ingredients except oatmeal. Add to wet mixture and beat until well blended.

3Add zucchini and oatmeal and mix until evenly incorporated.

4Cover and chill about an hour. Drop by tablespoons or roll into 1-inch balls.

5Place on parchment lined cookie sheets about an inch or so apart.

6Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven 8-10 minutes or 350 degree oven 10-12 minutes. Do not over bake! Cook on wire racks.

7Frosting: Cream butter. Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth. Adding milk and/or powdered sugar to reach desired spreading consistency.

8When 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