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Zucchini Pecan Biscuits



  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray two cookie sheets with nonstick spray.
  3. In a medium bowl, beat butter until fluffy. Beat in sugar, eggs and orange juice.
  4. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, spices and salt. Stir into the wet mixture. Stir in zucchini, pecans and orange zest. Drop dough by teaspoonsful onto cookie sheets.
  5. Bake until biscuits begin to brown at the edges, about 10 minutes.
  6. Cool on wire racks.

Makes 60.


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