Dark Chocolate Blueberry Olive Oil Cookies

These super fudgy salted dark chocolate blueberry olive oil cookies are packed full of sea salt, dark chocolate and dried blueberries.

These super fudgy salted dark chocolate blueberry olive oil cookies are packed full of sea salt, dark chocolate and dried blueberries.

When I was writing out my editorial calendar I debated on when to post these cookies. Because they contained blueberries were they too summery and therefor should not be shared until next year? Could I get away with blueberries in September? I feel like everything is pumpkin all up in my face right now.

Listen, I’m not trying to sound bratty or anything but can we chill with the pumpkin? I plan on posting plenty of the stuff but not until October. At this rate by the time October roles around people will be sick of pumpkin and everyone will be pushing Christmas cookies.

I swear if I see Christmas cookies in October I’m going to lose it.

These super fudgy salted dark chocolate blueberry olive oil cookies are packed full of sea salt, dark chocolate and dried blueberries.

These cookies are packed with super dark chocolate, sweet dried blueberries and topped with a sprinkling of sea salt. They are perfect for dipping into milk (or coffee) and since they include blueberries I like to think of them as being an appropriate breakfast food. Right?

Ok, maybe not perfect for breakfast but still delicious.

These super fudgy salted dark chocolate blueberry olive oil cookies are packed full of sea salt, dark chocolate and dried blueberries.


Dark Chocolate Blueberry Olive Oil Cookies

These super fudgy salted dark chocolate blueberry olive oil cookies are packed full of sea salt, dark chocolate and dried blueberries.

Yield: about 15 cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes per batch

Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoon hot coffee
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 2 cups dark chocolate morsels
  • 1 cup dried blueberries
  • Sea salt

Slightly adapted from Une Gamine Dans La Cuisine


Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat liner, set aside.

In a small bowl mix together baking soda and hot coffee, set aside.

In the bowl of your electric mixer add sugar and olive oil. Mix on medium high speed until fully combined.

Add eggs 1 at a time, mixing for about 1 minute between eggs.

To your mixing bowl add flour, cocoa powder, kosher salt and vanilla bean paste. Mix until combined and looks like brownie batter.

Add in baking soda/coffee mixture and beat for another minute.

Stir in chocolate chips and dried blueberries. Let cookie dough sit in your refrigerator for 1 hour.

When you're ready to make your cookies roll them into 2 inch balls, place on prepared baking sheet and flatten slightly. I use the bottom of a glass for this. You can also use your hand if it's easier.

Sprinkle the tops of the cookies with sea salt and bake for about 10 minutes until crisp around the edges but still a little soft in the middle.

34 Responses to “Dark Chocolate Blueberry Olive Oil Cookies”

  1. #
    Lauren at Keep It Sweet — September 15, 2014 at 7:38 am

    The beauty of dried blueberries is that they work all year long:-) The base of these cookies looks amazing, I need to try this olive oil cookie dough.

  2. #
    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — September 15, 2014 at 7:41 am

    Blueberries I think are a year round thing, mostly because they’re so easily frozen. But I’m with you on no Christmas goodies for a while. That needs to hold off! Pass me a few of these babies in the meantime? 🙂

  3. #
    Rebecca {foodie with family} — September 15, 2014 at 7:42 am

    Dried blueberries are a legit year-round choice! Besides, these cookies look heavenly and I don’t want to wait a year for them!

  4. #
    Christie - Food Done Light — September 15, 2014 at 7:46 am

    I’m seeing Christmas cookies already! I have to admit I am happy about the pumpkin. These cookies would be good any time of year though. Dried blueberries and chocolate are always in season in my book.

  5. #
    Beth @ The First Year — September 15, 2014 at 7:49 am

    Brandy, I am with you! I am trying to hold off posting pumpkin recipes til October. I will be drooling over every blueberry recipe you post, I need to get my fill in now before they disappear for the winter!

  6. #
    christine — September 15, 2014 at 7:56 am

    I’m sorry to say, I can barely contain myself over the joy of seeing pumpkin already. But, with that being said, I am not closing the door on summer fruits either! These cookies look great and we could devour them any time of year!

  7. #
    Liz @ The Lemon Bowl — September 15, 2014 at 8:13 am

    Umm…These are my ideal cookies!!!! I love that you used olive oil and whole wheat flour. Look at you missy!

  8. #
    kelley — September 15, 2014 at 9:13 am

    Blueberries are totally a year round thing. I freeze them and we eat them all winter long. I bought some dried blueberries on my trip to Maine this summer and little did I know that I’ve been saving them for these cookies. Holy yes!!

  9. #
    Renee - Kudos Kitchen — September 15, 2014 at 9:23 am

    I agree that pumpkin recipes are completely taking over the internet, and have been for weeks now. Good for you for holding off until October. I’m proud of myself for holding off until September! LOL
    That said, I think blueberries can be a year round fruit. Why not? And, you could have gotten away with calling these Christmas cookies…but I’m glad you didn’t!

  10. #
    Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction — September 15, 2014 at 10:33 am

    I can’t resist dark chocolate cookies! These look so good!

  11. #
    Michelle Hershman — September 15, 2014 at 10:34 am

    OMG I totally agree. I thought I was going to lose it when I saw Halloween ads at the end of August….AUGUST!!!! I feel like I need to start making pumpkin recipes just to keep up and because that’s what everyone seems interested in. But I’m not ready for pumpkin! I’m still picking through the mealy peaches at the grocery store hoping to find a juicy one that captures summer glory. Anyways, these cookies look amazing for any time of the year!

  12. #
    Aimee @ ShugarySweets — September 15, 2014 at 10:50 am

    Woah, loving everything about these beautiful chocolate cookies!!! And the blueberry, yes yes yes!

  13. #
    Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar — September 15, 2014 at 10:53 am

    So many fun flavours in these cookies. Yum!

  14. #
    Deanna Clutter — September 15, 2014 at 11:31 am

    I do not have any dried blueberries only frozen. I do have some dried cherries though that I am thinking might be FABULOUS with your dark chocolate recipe.

  15. #
    Martha @ A Family Feast — September 15, 2014 at 11:52 am

    OK – I’m guilty of posting pumpkin recipes already…. 🙂 But – forget about that – these cookies look amazing!

  16. #
    Amanda @The Kitcheneer — September 15, 2014 at 11:53 am

    These cookies look amazing! I love that blueberries are involved! I love any recipe involving these cute berries!

  17. #
    foodwanderings — September 15, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    Oooh what a fantastic combination of chocolate and blueberries and to top it all off olive oil?! Just brilliant! 🙂

  18. #
    Ashley @ Wishes and Dishes — September 15, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    I’m definitely open to blueberry recipes in September!! It’s still summer! I am already sick of pumpkin 😉

  19. #
    Lauren Kelly Nutrition — September 15, 2014 at 2:09 pm

    I love these! What a fabulous combination!

  20. #
    Ginny McMeans — September 15, 2014 at 3:26 pm

    Those are some decadent cookies!

  21. #
    Kim (Feed Me, Seymour) — September 15, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    Blueberries in chocolate cookies?! Where do I sign up?

  22. #
    Heather // girlichef — September 15, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    All I have to say is – dried blueberries are never out of season! These look perfectly fudgealicious!

  23. #
    Angela |Mind Over Batter — September 15, 2014 at 7:02 pm

    Dang, woman – I can’t even. These cookies!! You know what, it’s not too late for blueberries and though I want to agree with you with all my heart – I’ve already baked with pumpkin 3 times. I can’t help it. But back to these cookies. Want, want, want!!

  24. #
    Stephanie @ Back For Seconds — September 15, 2014 at 7:07 pm

    These look incredible! What a combo!

  25. #
    Thalia @ butter and brioche — September 15, 2014 at 8:57 pm

    Wow these cookies look delicious and packed full of yummy flavours. Definitely going to be recreating the recipe as I love the combination of blueberries and chocolate together!

  26. #
    dina — September 15, 2014 at 10:02 pm

    they look great. i like baking with olive oil and i like a healthier cookie.

  27. #
    Stephanie @ Girl Versus Dough — September 15, 2014 at 11:49 pm

    It’s official: I’m in love with a cookie.

  28. #
    Colleen (Souffle Bombay) — September 16, 2014 at 8:21 am

    Lol! I have made 1 pumpkin “thing” but not posted! I am with you on that! These cookies look delicious and I say are perfect year-round! I’ll happily have extra antioxidants with my treat!!

  29. #
    Aly ~ Cooking In Stilettos — September 16, 2014 at 6:45 pm

    I LOVE that you posted blueberry recipes in September – I agree – no pumpkin til October. These cookies look perfect!

  30. #
    Joanne Bruno — September 17, 2014 at 3:41 pm

    Girl, I am SO with you on this.Can we just take a chill pill on the pumpkin for a second and LIVE IN THE BLUEBERRY MOMENT. That’s where I want to be.

  31. #
    Shawn @ I Wash You Dry — September 19, 2014 at 4:57 pm

    These look like some amazing cookies!!

  32. #
    Laura @ Laura's Culinary Adventures — September 23, 2014 at 8:01 am

    Yum! Unfortunately, I fully expect to see Christmas cookies in October 🙂


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