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Delicious Low-Carb Zucchini Cookie Recipe

Looking for a tasty, delicious, and healthy dessert use of your zucchinis? Try our low-carb zucchini cookie recipe. Amazing! No sugar.

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Low-Carb Zucchini Cookie Recipe

From the kitchen of Dr. Randall S. Hansen

What follows is a very easy recipe for making delicious no-sugar, low-carb cookies -- with or without low-carb cream cheese frosting.

It takes about 2 hours to complete this recipe, with 25 minutes of prep time, 1 hour for batter to cool, and 15-20 minutes of baking.

Ingredients
  • 1 cup of Splenda granular (you could also use Stevia or other non-sugar sweetener)
  • 1 cup of Splenda brown sugar blend
  • 3 sticks of butter (but you can use light olive oil, applesauce, or some combination as an alternative for most of the butter)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (all-natural, sugar-free)
  • 2 cups low-carb baking mix (such as Bob's Red Mill)
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 2 cups of 7-grain cereal flakes
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (we use pecans, but walnuts work well also)
  • Optional Frosting: low-carb (no-sugar) baking chips to sprinkle on top
  • 16 ounce package of cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 1 cup of Splenda granular
  • Directions
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. In large bowl, mix together Splenda and butter until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla.
    3. Next, add the low-carb baking mix, cinnamon, baking powder, and baking soda.
    4. Finally, fold in the zucchini bits and nuts.
    5. Refrigerate batter until firm -- about 1 hour.
    6. Using an ice-cream scoop or large spoon, place dough on cookie sheets, spacing about 2 inches apart.
    7. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until the edges of the cookies are golden brown.
    8. Cool on a wire rack.
    9. If also making the frosting, whip cream cheese and Splenda together and spread a heaping teaspoon onto each cooled cookie.



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    Avid wellness guru Dr. Randall S. Hansen Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., is an avid bicyclist, adventurist, environmentalist, and student of wellness and photography, with a mission of empowering others to lead great lives. He is Founder and CEO of EmpoweringSites.com, a network of empowering and transformative Websites. Dr. Hansen is also the founder and caretaker of this site, EmpoweringRetreat.com, as well as founder of EmpoweringAdvice.com, MyCollegeSuccessStory.com, and EnhanceMyVocabulary.com. He is a published author, with several books, chapters in books, and hundreds of articles. He's often quoted in the media and conducts empowering workshops around the country. Dr. Hansen is also an educator, having taught at the college level for more than 15 years. Learn more by visiting his personal Website, RandallSHansen.com or reach him by email at CEO(at)empoweringsites.com. You can also check out Dr. Hansen on GooglePlus.


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