I first made cookies using olive oil two Christmases ago, when we were hosting a vegan family for the holidays. They were a traditional Greek cookie that's shaped into twists and spirals, making for a beautiful display. They were so delicious it led me on a hunt for other olive oil cookies:
Here are some of the best I turned up, from the traditional to the not-so-traditional. Some of these are terrific options for vegan sweets:
Related: Recipe Roundup: Savory Cookies
(Images: Regina Yunghans, SavorSA, Joy the Baker, Fine Cooking, Too Much Food)
Krasokouloura: Wine Cookies from Nancy Gaifyllia (these are the ones I made - they're crispy and not too sweet. A little like biscotti).