Decadent and Healthy: Chocolate Olive Oil Cookies - Rallis Olive Oil USA

Decadent and Healthy: Chocolate Olive Oil Cookies

Chocolate cookies are a classic treat that everyone loves, but have you ever tried adding olive oil to them? By substituting Rallis Olive Oil for butter or vegetable oil, you can create a unique and delicious twist on the classic cookie. Not only does it add a distinct flavor, but it also provides numerous health benefits. Rallis Olive Oil is known for its high content of healthy fats, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory compounds, all of which can help reduce the risk of heart disease, lower cholesterol levels, and improve overall health.

But don't let the health benefits fool you; these cookies are every bit as indulgent and delicious as their buttery counterparts. The combination of chocolate and olive oil creates a rich and complex flavor that is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. The addition of a sprinkle of sea salt on top adds a touch of sophistication and brings out the depth of flavor in the chocolate.

This recipe is not only easy to make, but also versatile. You can use it as a base for other add-ins, such as nuts, dried fruit, or even chili powder for a spicy kick. The cookies also make a great gift or party favor, as they are sure to impress and delight anyone who tries them.

So, if you're looking for a unique and delicious twist on the classic chocolate cookie, give this chocolate olive oil cookie recipe a try. It's a perfect way to incorporate the health benefits of olive oil into your dessert, while still enjoying the rich and indulgent chocolate flavor.


  • 1/2 cup Rallis olive oil
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • sea salt (for sprinkling on top, optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until well combined.
  3. Add in the egg and vanilla extract, and continue to whisk until smooth.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, stirring until well combined.
  6. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  7. Using a cookie scoop or spoon, portion the dough into balls and place them onto the prepared baking sheet.
  8. Sprinkle a pinch of sea salt on top of each cookie.
  9. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the edges are set and the tops are slightly cracked.
  10. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely
  11. Serve and enjoy your delicious chocolate olive oil cookies!


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