Zucchini Chip Cupcakes

Zucchini Chip Cupcakes

"'My three girls love these moist, nut-topped cupcakes even without frosting,' remarks Debra Forshee from Stockton, Kansas. 'They're a great way to use up zucchini, and they freeze well for a quick snack.'"
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35 m servings
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Original recipe yields 24 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter, oil and sugar. Add eggs, milk and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; add to the creamed mixture. Fold in zucchini and chocolate chips. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Top with pecans. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched.


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These were fantastic! Very chocolate-y. I used half applesauce rather than all the oil and they turned out great!

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These were fantastic! Very chocolate-y. I used half applesauce rather than all the oil and they turned out great!

Instead of using vegetable oil, I used homemade organic applesauce. I cut the sugar in half, used "soured" milk instead of regular milk and I upped the mini chocolate chips to a half cup. Even w...

Moist and delicious. I omitted the nuts, but otherwise followed the recipe. I iced them with good 'ole canned white icing and they were very good. Kids gobbled 'em up too.

Delicious, moist cupcakes - my husband ate 5 in one sitting! What a great way to use zucchini. I also added 1/4 cup of white chocolate chips, and reduced the sugar to 1 1/2 cups. A keeper for su...

Awesome, awesome, awesome. I added more more mini-chocolate chips. It was a great move. The muffins melt in your mouth. I HIGHLY recommend this recipe.

A great use of any leftover zuchini you have. Very moist and chocolaty!! These got gobbled up by the whole family!!!!

Very yummy! I love making these type of snacks for my boys, they are great for lunches or after-school treats! I made a couple of small changes that I normally do with any muffins/loaves to cu...

These were awesome. Very moist..Left out the nuts because of allergies, but family loved them

Great recipe. To make healthier I omitted the oil and replaced it with apple sauce, used whole wheat white flour instead of white flour. I omitted the nuts and chocolate chips and they were stil...

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