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Fudgy Chocolate Zucchini Cookies

Do yourself a favor and enjoy these unique, nutritious, and delicious cookies.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, dairy-free, Kid-Friendly, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian
Servings: 12 person
Calories: 169kcal
Author: Chef Nichole


  • 1 1/4 cups white whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup applesauce unsweetened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup zucchini finely grated
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, soda, salt, cocoa, and sugar. Mix well to combine and set aside.
  • Grate the zucchini then drain off excess liquid before adding to the mixing bowl.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the oil, applesauce, vanilla, egg, and zucchini. Blend well, then gradually add the flour mixture in small amount just until combined. Gold in the chocolate chips.
  • Drop by the spoonful (about 1 tablespoon) onto the parchment-lined baking sheet. Flatten mounds slightly with a fork and bake for 12 minutes, or just until firm. Let cool and enjoy!


Serving: 2cookies | Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 104mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8