Zucchini Cookies Recipe

Zucchini Cookies Recipe

How To Make Zucchini Cookies

Sneak in some veggies in your dessert with this recipe for zucchini cookies. These bite-sized treats are also frosted with cream cheese.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 22 minutes



For Cookies:

  • ½cupbutter,softened
  • ½cupbrown sugar
  • ½cupsugar
  • 1large egg
  • 1tspvanilla
  • 2cupsall purpose flour
  • ½tspbaking powder
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • tspcinnamon
  • cupszucchini,grated

For Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 4ozcream cheese,softened to room temperature
  • ¼cupbutter,very soft
  • cupspowdered sugar
  • ½tspvanilla



    1. Cream butter and sugars in a large mixing bowl. Beat in egg and vanilla.

    2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, soda, salt, and cinnamon. Stir into creamed mixture. (Dough will be very stiff.)

    3. Add the grated zucchini and stir till well combined.

    4. Drop by spoonfuls onto well greased or parchment lined cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F for about 12 minutes or till bottoms are golden brown and tops are set.

    5. Cool on pan for a couple minutes. then remove to cooling racks. Cool completely, then frost.


    1. Beat cream cheese and butter till smooth and creamy. Add the powdered sugar and vanilla and beat till smooth. Frost cookies.


    • Calories: 167.22kcal
    • Fat: 7.70g
    • Saturated Fat: 4.64g
    • Trans Fat: 0.23g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.99g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.37g
    • Carbohydrates: 23.20g
    • Fiber: 0.45g
    • Sugar: 14.85g
    • Protein: 1.78g
    • Cholesterol: 28.20mg
    • Sodium: 105.12mg
    • Calcium: 21.67mg
    • Potassium: 47.83mg
    • Iron: 0.62mg
    • Vitamin A: 69.95µg
    • Vitamin C: 1.39mg
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