Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

No butter = no saturated fat!

Ingredients:

2/3 cup Fruity Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Olive Oil Etcetera

3/4 cup granulated sugar

3/4 cup brown sugar, packed

2 Large eggs

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

1 tsp butter extract (optional)

1 Tablespoon milk or heavy cream

2 1/2 cups flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

1 cup semi-sweet or your favorite chocolate chips (Debbie adds 2 cups)

1 cup chopped pecans (optional)

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375F. Lightly coat large cookie sheet with olive oil cooking spray or parchment paper.
  • In a mixer bowl add olive oil, sugar, and brown sugar. Blend until smooth and creamy. Beat in eggs, vanilla and butter extracts (optional), and milk.
  • Add flour, baking soda, and salt. Blend well.
  • Fold in chocolate chips and pecans. Drop by tablespoon onto prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake 9 - 11 minutes and cool on wire racks.

*Recipe adapted from Olive Oil Desserts by Micki Sannar (available in our shop)