Zucchini Brownies

Zucchini adds texture–and nutrition–to this traditional dessert.


1 cup margarine
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1-3/4 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup milk, with 1 teaspoon lemon juice added to sour
2-1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
2 cups shredded zucchini
2/3 cup chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 325°F. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine, oil, and sugar. Add the eggs, vanilla, and sour milk, and beat until well blended. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and zucchini. Add the dry ingredients to the egg mixture, and stir until well blended. Spread batter into a greased and floured 13x9-inch pan, and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.

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Makes 20 brownies.

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Sounds like a delicious

Sounds like a delicious brownie! I've got lots of zuke from picking in the valley the other day and a friend mentioned making zucchini brownies. I normally make zucchini bread but am going to try this brownie reipce.

I made these for my family

I made these for my family reunion and they were gobbled up! They were very good, and the kids didn't even know there was zuc in them! Had lots of requests for the recipe. Definitely making them again.