*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           Spicy Zucchini Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : Southern Living Annual 1997 Recipes
 Serving Size  : 60   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Zucchini
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4  cup           butter, softened
    1 1/2  cups          sugar
    1      large         egg
      1/2  teaspoon      almond extract
    1 1/2  cups          grated zucchini
    3      cups          all-purpose flour
    1      teaspoon      baking powder
    2      teaspoons     ground cinnamon
    6      ounces        semisweet chocolate morsels
      1/2  cup           chopped walnuts
                         sifted powdered sugar
 
 Beat batter at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy;
 gradually beat the sugar. beat in egg and almond extract.
  Press zucchini between paper towels to remove excess
 mousture, stir zucchini into butter mixture.
 Combine together flour, baking powder and cinnamon;
 gradually add to butter mixture, beating at low speed
 until well blended. Stir in chocolate morsels and nuts.
  Drop dough b heaping teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased
 baking sheets.
  Bake at 350* for 15 minutes; remove to a wire raack to 
 cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.  Yield: 5 dozen.
 
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