5 from 3 votes
Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies
Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
14 mins
Chilling Time
30 mins
Total Time
29 mins
 

What do you get when you marry chocolate and olive oil? Magic. These olive oil chocolate chip cookies are thick, with a soft, pillowy center and extra rich thanks to grated chocolate in the dough. Magic indeed.

Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chip cookies, olive oil chocolate chip cookies
Servings: 20 cookies
Calories: 254 kcal
Ingredients
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup good quality extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 oz semi-sweet chocolate, finely grated
  • 12 oz bittersweet chocolate chunks or chips
Instructions
  1. Whisk the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Beat the olive oil and sugar with the paddle attachment of an electric mixer until well mixed.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Stir in the vanilla.
  4. Add the flour mixture and beat on low until just combined.
  5. Mix in the grated chocolate and chocolate chips (save a handful) until just combined.
  6. Using an ice cream scooper or ΒΌ measuring cup, portion out each cookie and place on two parchment lined sheet trays. You will have 20 cookies. Take the reserved handful of chocolate chips and pop them on top of the cookies, nudging them into the dough slightly. Chill for at least 30 mins.
  7. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  8. Bake for 13-14 mins or until the cookies are set, golden around the edges, and still pretty soft. They should be a little under-done, the cookies will continue to set as they cool.
  9. Serve warm or at room temperature. The cookies will keep for 3-4 days in an airtight container at room temperature.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 254 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 235mg 10%
Potassium 201mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 39g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 20g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 0.5%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 8.2%
Iron 8.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.