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Zucchini Brownies with Chocolate Frosting

Zucchini Brownies Recipe by CookieClubRecipes

Zucchini Brownies with Chocolate Frosting
by Vickie Hardie of Rapid City, SD, Cookie Club Member
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Category: Desserts, Cookies
Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Level: Baking Experience Helpful
Yield: 12 - 24 Bars

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My mother gave this recipe to me. It doesn't call for any eggs. Some zucchini have more moisture than others. It doesn't matter, just use two cups of grated zucchini. 

Editor's Note: These brownies are moist and delicious, and healthier too!


2 c. flour 
1 1/4 c. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 c. cocoa
1/2 c. nuts
1/2 c. oil
2 tsp. vanilla
2 c. finely grated zucchini


flour, sugar, salt, soda, and cocoa in bowl

Mix flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, cocoa.

pecans chopped on cutting board

Add chopped nuts.

fresh zucchini cut in half

zucchini grated in measuring cup

Add oil, vanilla, and zucchini. Mix by hand until moistened. Pour into a well greased 9x13-inch pan. 

Editor's Note: We grated the zucchini with a food processor. Worked great!

pan of baked brownies

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Cool before frosting.



1 c. sugar
4 T. milk
4 T. margarine
1/3 c. chocolate chips


pot of sugar, milk, and butter cooking on stove

Boil sugar, milk and margarine for 30 seconds. 

melted chocolate chips

Add chocolate chips and stir. 

frosted brownies in pan

After frosting thickens, spread on brownies.

Zucchini Brownies by Cookie Club Recipes

Same brownies the next day, even MORE moist and delicious than they were the first day.