Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies with Olive Oil


3/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 eggs
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 tsp Peppermint Extract
3/4 Cup brown sugar
3/4 Cup sugar
2-1/4 Cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
6 oz chocolate chips
6 oz chopped up Andes Mints
Green Food coloring, if desired (Think Saint Patrick’s Day)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a mixing bowl, combine Olive Oil, eggs, extracts, a few drops of food coloring (if desired), brown sugar, and sugar. Blend until well-combined and creamy.

Blend in flour, baking soda, salt, and chocolate chips and chopped Andes Mints.

Drop large spoonfuls of dough onto cookie sheet, and bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 min. Allow cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before removing to a cooling rack.

Mint Chocolate Olive Oil Cookies
Yields: Approximately 5 dozen cookies