No Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (Cookies with Oil)
These no butter chocolate chip cookies are delicious and have less saturated fat than chocolate chip cookies made with butter. Instead of butter, our homemade chocolate chip cookies are made with vegetable oil (i.e. canola oil). Visit BreadDad.com for more great cookie, muffin, banana bread and bread recipes.
Course: Appetizer, Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword: chocolate chip cookies vegetable oil, chocolate chip cookies with oil, no butter chocolate chip cookies, no butter chocolate chip cookies recipe
Author: Bread Dad
3/4CupVegetable Oil(neutral flavored oil)
3/4CupGranulated White Sugar
2 1/4CupsFlour(all purpose flour)
1TeaspoonSalt (optional – use only 1/2 teaspoon if you are trying to reduce the sodium in your diet)
1 1/2CupsChocolate Chips(semisweet morsels)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Lightly beat the eggs.
Mix eggs, vegetable oil, granulated white sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Use an electric mixer to mix these ingredients together. Stir until creamy.
Then stir in the flour, baking soda and salt. Use an electric mixer to mix all of the ingredients together. Mix until ingredients are completely blended and cookie dough looks creamy. FYI - Read the tips section below to find out why using an electric mixer results in a much better cookie than mixing by hand (when using vegetable oil). However, don't overmix. Only mix for 1-2 minutes with an electric mixer. Also read the tips section to avoid overly thin cookies.
Add the chocolate chips to the cookie dough. Use a large spoon (not electric mixer) to stir in chocolate chips. Stir until chips are mixed evenly throughout the dough.
Scoop the dough with a tablespoon or cookie dough scoop and place this dough "ball" onto a non-stick baking sheet. You will need at least 2 baking sheets in order to bake all of the cookies at the same time (if they can fit in your oven) or you will need to bake each batch separately (one after the other).
Leave space of roughly 2-3 inches between each dough ball because the cookies will spread as they bake.
Bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove baking sheet/tray from the oven. Wear oven mitts. Leave cookies on baking sheet to cool for 2-3 minutes. Otherwise, cookies might break when removed from the baking sheet.
Use a spatula to remove chocolate chip cookies and place cookies on wire cooling racks in order to cool completely.
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