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Pan of chocolate chip zucchini bars.

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bars

  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 9 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bars – an easy, delicious zucchini bar recipe made simple, real ingredients! The perfect end of summer dessert!


  • 1 1/22 cups grated zucchini
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/8 cup ground flax
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (or coconut sugar)
  • 1/2 cup butter (regular or dairy-free)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips (semi-sweet or dairy-free)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  2. Grate zucchini and squeeze out excess moisture, set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl combine flour, oats, flax, baking soda and salt. Whisk to combine. 
  4. Add eggs to a stand mixer bowl and beat on medium for 30 seconds. 
  5. Add melted butter to eggs along with vanilla extract and brown sugar. 
  6. Beat until thoroughly mixed. 
  7. While stand mixer is on low slowly add in the dry ingredients. 
  8. Stop the stand mixer and gently fold in the zucchini and chocolate chips. 
  9. Pour into a prepared 9×9 pan.  Add any additional chocolate chips on top.
  10. Place in oven, middle rack, and bake 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. 
  11. Remove from oven and place pan on a cooling rack – let cool 10-15 minutes. 
  12. Serve and enjoy. 


  • Grated Zucchini – measure zucchini before you squeeze out the water.
  • Storage: store on the counter-top in an airtight container for a few days then move to the fridge. 

Keywords: zucchini bars, chocolate chip zucchini bars