Green Tea Matcha Cookies Recipe

Green Tea Matcha Cookies Recipe

This crispy green tea matcha shortbread have white chocolate chips in it to make it #extra

I used culinary grade green tea powder from Aiya Matcha – the tea powder is rich and delicious and gives the cookies a tasty green tea flavor.ย  Perfect for the holidays as to add some green and fun flavors to your holiday cookie mix!

Matcha has great health benefits –ย Matcha contains higher antioxidant levels on a per gram basis than any other known natural fruits or vegetables. Matcha consumers receive 100% of the benefits of the whole tea leaf, enjoying its antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

You Will Need

  • 1 tablespoon of culinary grade fine matcha powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup of white chocolate chips
  • 2 cups of flour
  • pinch of salt

How to Prepare

Cream room temperature butter and powdered sugar together with a mixer. Add in eggs and mix until smooth.

In a separate bowl, mix flour, green tea matcha powder and salt together.

Slowly add in flour mixture to the wet mixture in mixing bowl, 1/4 cup at a time until dough is well incorporated.

Add in white chocolate chips and mix for a few seconds more.

Nope! It’s not a worm!

Take dough and roll into a long cylinder-like tube in plastic wrap or parchment paper.

Put in the fridge for a couple of hours or until firm.

Take cold dough out and make slices about 1/4″ thick.

Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

Serve with hot tea!