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Homemade Zucchini Cookies

Okay, it is getting to be zucchini time again.  This is one of the more versatile vegetables, which makes it appealing to the resourceful Amish cooks out there.  Zucchinis can be used in breads, cakes, suppers, and even cookies.  Try this recipe for the Amish Cook's zucchini cookies.


1 c. grated zucchini, undrained

1 tsp. baking soda

3 cups flour

1 c. sugar

1/2 c. shortening

1 egg

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon cloves

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup chopped nut meats

1 cup raisins

Mix wet ingredients ingredients together in large bowl. Sift together the following dry ingredients and add to first mixture: 1 tsp. cinnamon, flour, 1/2 tsp. cloves 1/2 tsp. salt.  Stir well and add 1/2 cup chopped nut meats and 1 cup raisins. Drop by teaspoon on cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until light brown. Makes 3 dozen.

Re: Homemade Zucchini Cookies

searching for fried zucchini patties recipe published when Elizabeth wrote the column.  if i remember correctly, there was no mayonaise, flour or bisquik, but did have crushed cracker and egg.  would like to see a reprint of the recipe if possible and notification when it appears so i can copy it.  thanks.

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Re: Homemade Zucchini Cookies

As popular Zucchini is I never got into making stuff with it, 'bout only time i'll eat it, is just sliced and fried as a side dish..

Re: Homemade Zucchini Cookies

no flour ? I would love to make these

Re: Homemade Zucchini Cookies

3 C. flour