Olive Oil, Poppy Seed and Lime Bites

Dairy-Free, Dessert, Vegetarian | December 19, 2019


  • 2 C all-purpose brown flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ C powdered almonds
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • Zest of 1 lime• ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 C brown sugar, plus more for rolling
  • 3 Tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1/3 cup Fruity Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and baking powder. Add the almonds, lime zest and salt and set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the sugar, poppy seeds and olive oil and mix with a spatula until it forms a grainy paste. Add eggs and vanilla and stir until smooth. Fold in dry ingredients until just incorporated. You should have a so, oily dough.
  4. Fill a small dish with more brown sugar. Scoop dough by the tablespoonful into balls and roll in sugar to coat.
  5. Arrange on a nonstick baking sheet, 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake for 11 to 13 minutes until tops are puffed, cracked and begin to turn light brown.
  7. Let cool for 5 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack.
  8. Best eaten on the same day they are made

Makes 32 cookies


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