Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 187 kcal


  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup golden brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon plus extra for garnishing with Kosher salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees, line two baking sheets with parchment paper. 

  2. Mix the olive oil, vanilla, both sugars and the 1 teaspoon of salt until smooth.

  3. Mix the egg in. Blend until it's completely smooth.

  4. Add the flour and baking soda to the mixture and mix until it's fully incorporated.

  5. Add the chocolate chips.

  6. Shape the batter into balls, about 2 tablespoons each. Place the balls of batter onto the parchment-lined baking sheets. They should have at least 5cm between them.

  7. Flatten the balls of batter about halfway.

  8. Lightly sprinkle each one with Kosher salt.
  9. Place the baking sheets in the preheated oven until the cookies are golden brown along the edges. Set aside to cool and enjoy!