Love matcha? Why not incorporate it in more delicious treats you can snack on throughout the day? Try these matcha cookies right now.
What is matcha?
Matcha comes from green tea leaves, but is a powdered-form of the East Asian tea. The powder is formed through fine processing and grounding of the leaves, and it has been highly popularized in the health community due to its high levels of EGCG, a catechin that is believed to have medicinal benefits.
Matcha powder and green tea leaves are both said to have incredible health benefits, and it’s smooth tasting notes of nuttiness and sweetness are sure to win you over any day!
With this matcha cookie recipe, you can easily get the hearty flavor of matcha in every bite. More flavorful than sweet, this recipe perfectly demonstrates how easily matcha powder can be incorporated into all your favorite desserts.
Easy and Delicious Matcha Cookies Recipe
- 2 ¾ cup flour
- ½ tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- ¾ cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup butter
- 2 tbsp Waka matcha powder
In a mixing bowl, combine softened butter and both sugars, mix until soft and fluffy
Add in eggs and vanilla extract, one at a time, mixing well between each addition.
In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and matcha powder until combined
Slowly add in dry ingredients into butter mixture, about ¼ cup at a time
Let dough cool in fridge for about 1 hour
Preheat oven to 375 F
Make cookie dough balls and slightly press down
Bake for 8-10 minutes and enjoy!