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Zucchini Bars with Pecans and Coconut

Zucchini Bars with Pecans and Coconut are covered with a sweet cinnamon glaze. They make a great summer treat.


  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 cups finely shredded zucchini
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips


  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees and grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  • Use an electric mixer to cream the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar.
  • Add eggs and vanilla extract and beat until mixed in.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Add flour mixture to butter mixture and beat until combined.
  • Stir in coconut, pecans, zucchini, and mini chocolate chips.
  • Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until set in the middle. Let cool.
  • Whisk together glaze ingredients and pour over bars.


Squeeze the shredded zucchini gently between paper towels before adding it to the batter to remove excess moisture.


Calories: 263kcal

Full recipe here.


By Mandefiel Mamora

Basketball fan, traveler, band member, Bauhaus fan and holistic designer. Producing at the sweet spot between aesthetics and intellectual purity to answer design problems with honest solutions.