Olive Oil Cookies Recipe

Robyn Lee

Swapped by David Jacobs. Adapted from Mark Bittman.

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Recipe Facts

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 30 mins

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  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 1/2 cups flour, extra to manage dough consistency
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder


  1. Mix all ingredients, dry then wet.

  2. Add flour if dough is too wet. Scoop dough onto cookie sheet.

  3. Bake at 375°F for 15 minutes