Paleo Chocolate Pillow Cookies


Chocolate.Pillow.Cookies. is the Perfect description for these cookies. These are my FAVORITE! okay I know what you're thinking how I say that a lot but I think these are my favorite for spring and summer. Because zucchini will be everywhere this time of year. It's a staple in our garden every summer.

These cookies are delicious on their own and a match made in heaven for an ice-cream sandwich. You and your loves will have No idea there is Zucchini in these cookies. To sum it all up these Taste like a brownie, texture of a cake and bake like a cookie. Now let's get into the recipe.

Ingredients:

  • (Brands I used are linked below)

  • 1/2 Cup, Paleo Baking Flour Blend

  • 1/2 CUp Almond flour/meal

  • 1/2 Cup Cacao Powder

  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda

  • 1/4 tsp Salt

  • 2/3 Cup Granulated Sweetener

  • 1 tsp, Vanilla extract

  • 2 Eggs (large)

  • 2 TbL Unsweetened Applesauce

  • 2 TbL Coconut oil (melted)

  • 1 cup Zucchini(Grated ringed out)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 Degrees and prepare a cookie sheet with parchment paper

  1. I start with 1 med-large size zucchini and grated it very finely (pictured below) and place on a paper towel to squeeze out about 90% of the water out. Then should measure out roughly 1 cup of the grated zucchini. Then and set aside.

  2. Mix all dry ingredients in one bowl and mix my wet into another.

  3. I pour wet into dry and start to mix. Lastly, Incorporate the grated zucchini into the batter. Try not to over mix.

  4. Your dough should be semi-firm like bread batter (not liquid like cake batter)

  5. I use a cookie scooper and place my cookies on a greased parchment paper. Bake for 12-15 min at 350 degrees. Take them out when the tops have set.

  6. Let cool before moving them to a plate (cookies are fragile when warm)

I keep my cookies in the fridge when using them for ice-cream sandwiches. Another option is to drizzle with white chocolate and keep on a glass platter for a all to enjoy! *CLICK* each image for Details*

To Learn More about the products I used in this recipe, check out the links I have attached above!

-xo Charlotte Faith

If you try these out, please let me know! I personally can't wait to make them for my family members this summer with all the zucchini from our home garden! Scroll for a couple more Yummy Pictures!

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