Craving Healthy: Mediterranean Style Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

In another bowl whisk together the olive oil, sugar, honey, egg and vanilla extract. Add the dry ingredients into the wet in 3 stages. Stir in the chocolate.

Scoop 1/4 cup of batter onto a non-stick sheet tray per cookie. Sprinkle with flakey sea salt and bake 8-10 minutes or until the cookie is set and beginning to brown around the edges. Remove from oven and cool 5 minutes before serving. Once completely cooled you can store the cookies in an airtight container.


2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon flakey sea salt, to taste

1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup extra-virgin olive oil

3⁄4 cup granulated sugar

1⁄2 cup honey

1 large egg

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

1 cup bittersweet chocolate, chopped into small pieces and shavings (about 8-ounces)

Nutrition Info Per Serving

Calories: 993.

Total Fat: 74 grams.

Saturated Fat: 41 grams.

Total Carbohydrate: 84 grams.

Sugars: 54 grams.

Protein: 15 grams.

Sodium: 108 milligrams.

Cholesterol: 0 milligrams.

Fiber: 11 grams.