Gluten Free Orange Infused Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

These gluten free chocolate chip cookies use a blood orange infused olive oil for a special flavor.

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If you haven’t tried infused olive oils, or if you have only drizzled them onto a salad, here is a great recipe to help you branch out into my newest cookie obsession.

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I used this fabulous blood orange infused olive oil from a Bay Area local farm called Capay Valley Ranches. If you are feeling brave, here is an easy to follow tutorial on how to make your own infused olive oils. They make wonderful gifts during the holidays.

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Gluten Free Orange Infused Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup Bob's Red Mill 1 to 1 Gluten free flour blend (*Note, my flour blend has xanthan gum included. If yours doesn't, add 1 teaspoon.)
  • 1 cup cashew meal
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • dash salt
  • 1/4 cup orange infused olive oil
  • 1/2 cup light canned coconut milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts optional
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, add all dry ingredients and whisk to blend.
  3. In a medium bowl, add all wet ingredients.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients.
  6. Add chips and nuts and mix.
  7. Spray coconut oil onto a baking sheet.
  8. Use a spoon to drop cookie batter in small circles onto baking sheet.
  9. Bake for 10 minutes, or until done.
  10. Cool on a cooling rack.

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If you like orange and chocolate flavors, try these Gluten Free Fudge Kumquat Brownies.

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Comments

  1. What a great idea to use infused oils! I experimented with adding a bit of orange flavor to my chocolate chip cookies but extract was too overpowering. This is the perfect solution! Pinned!

  2. You do amazing recipes gluten free and here is another!!

  3. Oh, wow-wow-wow! I absolutely love the sound of this – how creative! I’ve never used cashew meal, and now I’m really intrigued. Very nice!

  4. I really love the sound of these healthier cookies. They look absolutely delicious!

  5. Oh wow, your cookies sound amazing! Love infused olive oils – what a great idea to use them in cookies!

  6. I’m dying for these cookies! 🙂

  7. What delicious looking cookies, Sandi. I have never used Orange Olive oil, so, this will be so much fun to make.

  8. These cookies sound so delicious! I never thought to use an infused oil in a dessert recipe before, but I bet it would up the flavor so much!

  9. These look terrific!

  10. Your amazing sounding cookies have been entered in The Battle of the GF Choc Chip Cookies on facebook where we are hoping to collect many great recipes for these all time faves

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