Courgette Choc Chip Cookies

    Courgette Choc Chip Cookies

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    25min


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    About this recipe: It's great fun to see peoples reaction when they find out these chocolate chip biscuits are packed with grated courgette. It doesn't stop them from eating them all.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 24 

    • 110g butter
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 180g grated courgette
    • 200g plain flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 80g instant porridge oats
    • 120g granola
    • 335g dark chocolate chips

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly grease or line 2 baking trays.
    2. In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Stir in the egg and vanilla, mix well, then stir in the shredded courgette. Sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and cinnamon; mix into the courgette mixture. Finally, stir in the oats, granola and chocolate chips.
    3. Drop spoonfuls onto baking tray. Leave at least 5 cms between each biscuit. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. The cookies will stay soft and moist because of the courgette.

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    63

    These cookies were great! I made a few alterations, but they are still delicious: I used 2 c. of oatmeal instead of one c. oatmeal and one c. granola, and I added 2 to 2 and 1/4 c. of zucchini. I also used organic semi-sweet chocolate, so the chocolate isn't as sweet. I'd recommend cooking the full 12 minutes, otherwise the cookies tend to be a bit crumbly. These are also on the less-sweet side, which is a nice change, and have more of a cake-like texture. Very delicious!  -  16 Mar 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    41

    Very cake like but really awesome. I used Sugar in the raw and half apple sauce half butter and since some reviews said it wasn't sweet enough i added a teaspoon of honey and a packet of stevia and i halved the chocolate chips and that was still a good amount i also used whole wheat flour and wheat bran and flax seeds!! they were awsome!  -  21 Jun 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    41

    I changed this up a little: 1/2 cup butter, 3/4 cup white sugar, 1 egg, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 cups grated zucchini, 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, 1 cup quick cooking oats, 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips. My Husband and kids loved them! Next time I'll double it, since 1 batch only gave me 27 cookies.  -  25 Apr 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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