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Olive Oil Carob (or Chocolate Chip) Cookies

Prep Time 4 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 26 cookies

Equipment

  • 1 baking sheet
  • 1 oven

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk of choice (I used unsweetened almond)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour (I used 1.5 cups all purpose and .5 cup whole wheat)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp coarse salt
  • 3/4 cup whatever chips you wish to use (I used carob) Optional: chocolate chips, chunks, white chocolate, mint etc.
  • Flaked salt topping

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line your baking sheet with a sheet of parchment or a Silpat liner.
  • Into a large mixing bowl add your oil, sugar, milk and extract. Whisk to combine.
  • Then proceed to add your dry ingredients through salt and whisk again.
  • Add your choice of chips or chunks to the batter and stir.
  • Using a small scoop, gently scoop enough dough out into your scoop firmly pressed. Release onto your prepared sheet. Repeat until you fill your sheet up.
  • Carefully push each cookie mound down to flatten out a bit.
  • Sprinkle with a flaked salt if you desire.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove and allow to sit on the baking tray for 10 minutes. Then serve.
Keyword carob, chocolate chip, cookies, olive oil cookies, vegan cookies