Italian Olive Oil Biscuits with pine nuts

Today, we are baking these scrumptious Italian olive oil biscuits with pine nuts. Said alone, it already makes your mouth water, doesn’t it?

Well, wait until you taste them. Who said only chocolate cookies are addicting?

What to expect: a crispy on the outside, soft and crumbly on the inside savoury biscuit that oozes with extra virgin olive oil flavour. It also has a nice delicate touch of parmesan cheese, aromatic rosemary, and indulgent pine nuts.


Italian Olive Oil Biscuits Recipe

Use the recipe card below to help you make these tasty little biscuits, that are big on flavour.

As usual, feel free to print it out or follow the steps on your device.

Happy baking!


olive oil biscuits with pine nuts and rosemary

olive oil biscuits with pine nuts

Italian Olive Oil Biscuits with pine nuts

Try this mouth watering Italian biscuits with extra virgin olive oil and pine nuts, also easy peasy to make.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Italian
Servings 12 biscuits
Calories 120 kcal


  • 2 medium large bowls
  • 1 baking spatula
  • 1 grater
  • 2 tablespoons
  • 1 fork
  • 1 Rolling Pin
  • 1 baking dish
  • optional baking paper


  • 1 sachet lievito Paneangeli for bread, pizza and focaccia or 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 200 gr flour 00
  • 20 gr pine nuts
  • 50 gr parmesan or pecorino cheese grated
  • salt and pepper
  • rosemary - dry or fresh
  • 1 medium egg
  • 80 ml Belmorso Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  • Add dry ingredients to a bowl, including the seasoning, and mix well.
    200 gr flour 00
  • Slowly add the extra virgin olive oil into the dry mixture, and mix well.
    adding EVOO to make olive oil biscuits
  • Then, beat the egg and add that too. Mix again until a dough ball forms.
    olive oil biscuits dough
  • You can let it rest or proceed immediately.
  • Try to roll the dough into a square shape, about 3 cm thick, if you want fingers style biscuits; otherwise, you can use a cookie cutter. You can also shape into balls and press with your finger each one.
    olive oil biscuits ready to bake
  • Cut the square into 9 biscuits or 12 or shape them into balls like I did.
  • Layer on your baking dish, covered with baking paper or greased with EVOO.
  • Bake in a pre-heated oven for 15 minutes at 170 degrees Celsius.
    olive oil biscuits with pine nuts and rosemary
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How to Pair these Savoury Biscuits?

Of course, you can simply munch on them alone, but if you are looking to serve them for a get together, this is the selection I suggest pairing them with:

  1. Black olive tapenade (get it here)
  2. Oven dried black olives (get it here)
  3. Sundried tomatoes (get it here)
  4. Garlic paté (get it here)

black olive tapenade sundried tomatoes Italian garlic paté



Author: Alessia


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