Zucchini Baking Recipes

It always seems like if you plant even one zucchini plant, you have enough zucchini to feed a very large family plus the neighbors. So, of course, there is then the question of what to do with all of that zucchini. It always amazes me that zucchini can taste so good in baked goods. Hope you enjoy these two baking recipes for zucchini!

Zucchini Granola Cookies

3/4 cup butter or margarine (softened)
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
grated rind of 1 orange
3 cups grated, unpeeled zucchini
3 to 3 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup butterscotch or chocolate chips
3 cups granola cereal

In a large bowl, mix together the butter and sugar. Mix in the egg, vanilla, orange rind, and zucchini. Add in the flour and baking soda. Mix in the granola cereal. Then mix in the butterscotch or chocolate chips. Grease a cookie sheet and put teaspoonfuls of the dough onto the sheet. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes.

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

1 cup brown sugar
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup oil
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup buttermilk
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
5 tablespoons cocoa
2 1/2 cups grated zucchini
1/2 cup milk chocolate chips
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)

In a large bowl, mix the sugars, oil, and margarine together. Add the egg into the mixture one at a time. Mix in the buttermilk and vanilla. In a small bowl, sift together the flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and cocoa. Add in the zucchini and dry mixture by alternating. Add in the chocolate chips, raisins, and nuts. Grease a 9x13-inch pan and pour the batter into it. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour.

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