Remember that monster zucchini I used for waffles a couple weeks ago? These are what I used some of the rest for! I first had these as cookies made by my friend’s mom when I was in college. I don’t think I had ever tried a baked good with zucchini before that (I used to be pretty averse to anything green), so I was somewhat hesitant, but I was pleasantly surprised at how well everything in these cookies worked together. I’m usually not a fan of nuts in baked goods and I’m not crazy about butterscotch (hence why I used cinnamon chips), but everything about these cookies just works and I can’t recommend them enough.
I was feeling lazy, so I decided to turn them into bars and they were just as good. They’re super moist and sweet enough, but not too sweet. I refuse to let go of summer and I especially refuse to start baking with pumpkin until fall officially starts, so I will enjoy my zucchini treats for as long as the zucchini allows. Continue reading