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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 122.1
  • Total Fat: 4.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 112.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 1.6 g

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Zucchini Brownies

Submitted by: ALYSONL

Introduction

Although chocolate and zucchini may sound like an odd combination, these are scrumptious! A whole-grain and veggie treat! Although chocolate and zucchini may sound like an odd combination, these are scrumptious! A whole-grain and veggie treat!
Number of Servings: 24

Ingredients

    2 cups grated zucchini
    2 tsp vanilla
    2 cups whole wheat or whole grain flour
    1 tsp salt
    1/2 cup light olive oil
    1 and 1/4 cup maple syrup
    1/4 cup cocoa
    1/4 tsp baking soda

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Whisk together the dry ingredients.
Add the wet ingredients and mix.
Gently stir in the grated zucchini.
Pour into a greased and floured 9 x 13 inch pan, and bake for 25-30 minutes, testing with a toothpick.
Remove from oven and let cool before cutting into 24 squares.

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ALYSONL.






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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    These are wonderful! They are moist, yummy & more nutritious than the average brownie! They will be a regular at our house. Not only that, I am going to bring some to Christmas dinner! Thank you so much for sharing.
    Be sure to use LIGHT olive oil & whole wheat pastry flour! - 12/14/08

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I couldn't wait so I tasted the batter off the spoon. The olive oil was very strong and I was skeptical. Once they were baked I had 1 piece, then another, then another x 3. Oops! So much for portion control! They were great! - 6/22/09

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    These are to die for. Have made three batches and still going. Great Christmas gifts. - 12/14/08

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  • Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I liked these, but my mom and most of the rest of my family didn't care for them. They aren't exactly brownies so much as a cake. - 7/24/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    These were really good. I used dark chocolate cocoa powder & added about 2-3 tablespoons more than the 1/4 cup in the recipe so they would be more chocolately. Also added 1/2 cup of vegan semisweet chocolate chips to the dry mixture before mixing the liquid into & it was a really nice touch. - 7/19/09

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  • Bad
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Yuk! I followed the recipe exactly, the olive oil was overbearing. I'm throwing them into the garbage. - 9/6/08

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  • Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I loved the cakey textures, I followed the recipe exactly, except forgot the vanilla. I would add some nuts next time for some added texture. Tasty. - 5/7/08

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  • O.K.
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Tried with and without chocolate frosting...they weren't terrible, but I won't make them again. I did use applesauce in place of oil, but otherwise stuck to the recipe. - 5/5/08

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  • Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Good but a little dry. - 3/17/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    These are delicious. I use a little extra cocoa, subbed peanut oil for the olive oil, used part real maple syrup and part "lite", plus added chopped walnuts on top. Calories came out to be the same and these are great healthy snacks! They really would be great with chocolate chips, too! - 1/23/10

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  • Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    These were good for a healthy recipe. They didn't have enough chocolate flavor for me, but still nice, and I had two servings! I sprinkled half w/chocolate chips right out of the oven and then spread it to make chocolate icing. (Figured I'd have a better chance getting my kids to try them!) - 7/16/09

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  • Bad
    2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    My boyfriend made these with his 12 year old daughter and I had to throw most of them away. They were not sweet AT ALL and the didn't have a whole lot of cocoa flavor. I agree with the comment about that i haven't been dieting long enough for these to taste good. - 1/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Everybody in the office loved them - 8/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    These brownies are very moist and good too.Have had chocolate zucchini cake in the past, but never brownies.Will definitely make again and again! - 4/24/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I used sugar free maple syrup and they were moist and tasty. I used zucchini that I had pre packaged shredded from the freezer. - 4/24/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Well, these brownies came out extremely moist. I used sorghum molasses, 1/4 tsp salt, two 9x9 pans, and spelt flour. I only had sorghum. I am watching my salt intake. I didn't have 9x13 pan. I only bake with spelt flour. I cooked each pan 15 min with no problems. My brother ate it anyway w/zucchini! - 12/12/07

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Ok taste, semi-moist, just not sweet enough for me. I added sugar-free chocolate frosting (used 3/4 of a can for 9x13 pan of brownies). Much better! My kids loved them after this! - 10/15/07

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  • O.K.
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Lacking flavor. Look chocolatey but are dissappointing when you take a bite, bland with a chocolate taste that is "off". Very moist though. - 7/3/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    These are wonderful! Mine turned out fudgey! - 6/21/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    really good! they sound nasty but once you try them they are really delicious - 6/6/07

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  • Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Edible but tasted a lot like sand. My wheat flour was a bit old and very coarse ao I bought new, smoother wheat flour and will try it again. My friend LOVED it and she ate the whole pan. - 3/12/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I only had a small zucchini on hand so I halved the recipe. I also only have regular olive oil, so I used half olive oil and a quarter canola oil and a quarter applesauce. They are yummy, not too sweet, and kill the chocolate craving. I think even my veggie hating husband might like these! - 7/24/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! The only whole wheat flour I had was really course, so I used oat flour instead. I also doubled the cocoa. - 8/29/09

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  • O.K.
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Maybe I did something wrong, but these weren't sweet at all - good for some I guess, but I need a little sweetness & flavor! Very moist and brownie/cake-like, just not really good flavor. I ended up frosting them to make them edible - kind of defeats the purpose! : ( - 8/12/09

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  • 1 of 7 people found this review helpful
    YuK! not very tasty. - 1/21/09

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