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Zucchini chocolate chip cookies: the healthy cookie recipe

Total time: 25 Min
Difficulty: Low
Serves: 10 people
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Ingredients
Flour
¾ cup
A pinch of salt
A pinch of baking soda
A pinch of cinnamon powder
Powdered white sugar
¼ cup
Brown sugar
½ cup
Salted butter
2½ tablespoons, softened at room temperature
Egg
1 small
Yogurt
1¼ tablespoons plain thick low fat
Vanilla Extract
½ teaspoon
Oats
½ cup rolled
Dark chocolate chips
½ cup semi sweet
Zucchini
1 cup, shredded

You will certainly fall in love with this incredibly addictive yet healthier version of everyone’s favorite chocolate chip cookies! Apart from the usual soft texture, it has the perfect balance of sweetness.

So, treat your kids (and yourself) to some health food without worrying about empty calories, which is the biggest concern of most parents who have to feed their children the store bought preservative rich cookies. Just follow this simple recipe and serve a healthy spread of goodies to your little ones day after day!

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 175 degrees C and line a baking tray with a greased butter paper. In a large bowl, beat the powdered white sugar, brown sugar, and butter until the mixture is light and fluffy in texture.

Crack open the egg over the sugar mixture and add yogurt and vanilla essence to it. Again, beat the mixture well until it is fluffy in texture.

Add the flour, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon to it and whisk it lightly for a minute. Stir in the oats chocolate chips, zucchini and mix everything well. Add a heaped tablespoon of the cookie batter on to the prepared baking tray at a distance of 2 inches apart from one another.

Bake the cookies for about 10 to 12 minutes or until it is thoroughly cooked. Repeat with the remaining mixture until all the batter is used up. Cool the freshly baked cookies, serve, and enjoy!

Tips

Make sure that you beat the batter well enough. Crack open the egg carefully in to the bowl so that no eggshells are accidentally added to the cookie batter.

Nutritional information (per serving): 153 Calories, 5.3g Total fat (3g Saturated fat, 0.3g Polyunsaturated fat, 1g Monounsaturated fat), 21.6mg Cholesterol, 73.5mg Sodium, 121.2mg Potassium, 27.3g Total carbohydrates (1g Dietary fiber, 13.9g Sugars), 2.2g Protein

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