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Healthier Zucchini Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Healthier Zucchini Oatmeal Cookies, are the best healthy dessert you'll ever taste. You can't taste the zucchini, but it definitely makes the cookie soft and moist. The only sugar in these cookies are the semi sweet chocolate chips that you could easily take out or replace.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time16 mins
Total Time26 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cookies, Oatmeal, Zucchini
Servings: 12
Author: Camille Beckstrand


  • 3/4 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini (squeezed of excess moisture with a paper towel)
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (melted and cooled)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone liner.
  • In a large bowl whisk together flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; set aside.
  • In a separate large bowl, mix together mashed banana, shredded zucchini, honey, coconut oil and vanilla extract until well combined.
  • Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  • Fold in chocolate chips. The dough will be a little sticky.
  • Drop large spoonfuls on prepared baking sheet and slightly flatten each cookie with the palm of your hand or back of a spoon.
  • Bake for 13-16 minutes or until cookies start to turn golden brown on the edges.
  • Allow to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.