Picnics From the Vine: Lemon Olive Oil Cookies

Picnics From the Vine: Lemon Olive Oil Cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Yield: about 30 cookies

 2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup lemon olive oil 
1 teaspoon lemon zest (2 teaspoons if using regular olive oil) 

2 eggs


1. Preheat oven to 350°F , and line a baking sheet with
parchment paper.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda,
baking powder, and salt.
3. In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat the sugar, olive oil,
lemon zest until smooth. Beat in the eggs and
vanilla extract.
4. Slowly add the dry ingredients. Beating until combined.
5. Roll cookies into tablespoon-sized balls, placing them on the
baking sheet about 1-inch apart. Sprinkle each cookie with a bit
of sugar.
6. Bake for 11 - 13 minutes. Remove from oven and allow the
sheet to cool for a few minutes before transferring cookies to a
cooling rack.


Recipe adapted from "Lemon Rosemary Olive Oil Cookies" by Author: Melissa Belanger of simplywhisked.com

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