Thank you for your kind feedback. Hi Mim! I just shared it on my Facebook fan page. I am planning on making the cookies again this week, and I will experiment with mixing the dough less and adding less flour. This recipe is very popular and made by many people so far. single. Thank you for your kind feedback! Hi Bamboo Ng! Turned out so lovely – crunchy and buttery! The ingredients are simple: butter, sugar, and flour. My sister made these cookies. Thank you for trying this recipe! Maybe online shop? Hi Jess! Buy our best-selling e-cookbook full of 33 easy and simple Japanese recipes! So the dough is a harder kind. Thanks, Nami. Let sit at room temperature for about 10 minutes before cutting and baking. Nami-san, these cookies were so delicious! Sign up for the free Just One Cookbook newsletter delivered to your inbox! The first batch came out, and they looked pretty, but they tasted like regular chocolate chip cookies so we were kind of disappointed. Hi Shirley! Hey, thanks so much for replying. It’s not soft or chewy like typical American cookies. Recipe Type: Dessert/Snack. I’m happy to help to see what went wrong if you could give me a bit more information about your experience. These were a success today they are so yummy. I don’t want to burn out the motor on my hand mixer with a super thick dough… >.>, Hi Samantha! Is it because my knife wasn’t sharp enough? Thank you for the recipe! I love the vibrant green on the cookies. CORRECTION: I meant to say I didn’t know why people said the oookies WEREN’T sweet enough. Super easy matcha cookies recipe that anyone can make. We are really novices when it comes to baking, but with some simple experimenting and help from Google, we managed to produce really lovely matcha green tea cookies. . Hi jthq! Matcha as an ingredient in baking has become increasingly popular, especially for people who are partial to Japanese cuisine. Thank you so much for trying, and sharing the link with me. . Unsalted cream butter, and 2 small eggs. Hi Nami! xo. but 1 Tbsp, I’d adjust. Let me know if you tried. Thanks for any help. Unlike soft chewy cookies, these are more like sable cookies so the dough is very different. I appreciate your feedback! . I had green tea latte at a cafe and it was so horrible… I’d dislike green tea if I tried that for the first time. The cookies were easy to make and matcha:white chocolate ratio is perfect. In a stand mixer on medium speed (or with an electric mixer) cream together the powdered sugar and the butter. A lot of readers made these cookies with the exact recipe (same amount of chocolate chips) and they said cookies were fine. If you use a cup measurement, flour tends to be more than actual amount (See the video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HMZ5Dt-Qag). I’m glad to hear you enjoyed this recipe! Thank you so much for trying this recipe! If you use volume measuring (instead of using a scale), you may end up with more flour too. Do you think the dough was too dry? . I’ll be using this recipe for sugar cookies from now on, the texture is unbelievable! Hope that helps. Can I just bake it right after forming the dough. xo. I highly recommend freezing the foods. As far as taste, it’s not sweet like ordinary cookies. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Haha, I can relate. Easy . I spend $8 for 1 oz. Hey there! Do you think a hand mixer can really handle the dough well? The matcha powder that I happen to have at home is this one: Green Tea Powder (Fine Matcha) from Tienxi (https://tienxi.myshopify.com/products/japanese-fine-matcha). . To attain beautiful fissures in the cookies, first roll the cookie dough in granulated sugar, ensuring that all of the dough is coated well. Not sure what you left out on the recipe, rounding dough and cutting half IS IMPOSSIBLE, way too sticky. And these are delicious!! I love any sweets with matcha, and I hope to share something more using green tea one day. Our recipes include matcha pancakes, matcha lattes and matcha blondies. If you want to cut out the cookies, I suppose you can do so after you roll out. The cookies turned out soft and buttery…it just melts in your mouth. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. xo. Measuring cups are convenient, but for baking, we recommend using the scale for more accuracy. Slice dough into 1/4 inch rounds and place on a parchment or Silpat lined cookie sheet, approximately 1 inch apart. 5 from 9 votes. No gift befits the food-obsessed people in your life like a cookbook. We also used chocolate chunks instead of white chocolate. Should I reduce the all purpose flour as well since I add more green tea powder? Sift flour, matcha, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl. But I’ve never kept the dough for a long time so I can’t personally tell my experience… I think for the best result, bake it soon while the eggs are fresh. Making more for a Christmas cookie exchange! Hi Danielle! Perfect for dinnertime or anytime. I’m really interested in baking this! Perfect as breakfast on to go, or afternoon snack with a cup of coffee or tea. Can you use expired matcha to make dessert. So I apologize that these comments didn’t fit the need for users. Your chai tea and vanilla cookies sound fantastic! If I don’t have a mixer, can I achieve the same effect in the cookies? I tried and these were really good. I have both conventional and convection oven settings but I do not use convection (fan) since most people don’t have the option. Obviously, this is a recipe for vegan matcha cookies, so you’ll need some matcha. Thank you Xuan! I am so sorry for my late response (Today’s St. Patty’s Day…). Hello there! Hi Angela, You can freeze the dough’s unbaked logs, wrapped in plastic wrap, for up to 2 months. Sure you can do that. There are easier matcha cookie recipes out there than this. I’m happy to hear my website has been helpful and thank you for your kindest comment. Hi Jessica! LOL. The other issue is when I cut the logs after taken them out of the fridge from chilling overnight. So I hope to improve the recipe. Still brown & ugly. Leave to cool and then serve with your favourite hot drink! Hi Nami! I’ve never made that many, and never freeze the baked cookies… (I’ve frozen the dough before, which works). I might make a batch with houjicha powder too. Thanks! I think the same amount should work in this recipe (I haven’t tried, but my best judgement….). Yay! So when you make into a log, it is hard and crumbly. Hi Gabby! If you have tried and love shortbread cookies, you can expect the same crispy texture. Help! Baking time should be adjusted based on your oven and baking sheet, and of course your preference for cookie texture. The word originates from the medieval Latin wordbiscoctus, meaning "twice-cooked/baked." Yeah, I agree… Make sure to bring it to room temperature before you start. Health & happiness for 2017! Thanks so much for your feedback! If the color is not beautiful matcha green color like you see in the picture, the tea quality is not as good. + These matcha cookies … Hi I have a super quick question! It should be okay…. I usually use metric (gram) to make so it’s exact recipe as this recipe, but once in a while when the weather is dry or humid, the outcome changes. Ouuu! Thank you for sharing your recipe. I was worried I wouldn’t get as good a result because I used a hand mixer instead of a stand mixer. Thank you for your kind feedback! Also is it possible to use a combination of stevia and raw cane sugar in lieu of confectioners sugar? You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. Design by, (2 cups; If you're using a cup measurement, please, kosher/sea salt (I use Diamond Crystal; Use half for table salt). I read online before that homemade cookie dough can be kept in the fridge for 3-5 days and 6-12 months in freezer. You can always add more matcha to meet your taste. Also, can i substitute almond slivers for white chocolate. I am so sorry but this recipe requires egg and you can’t omit it… . I measured everything by weight and it came out a LOT different than by cup and spoon! I added chopped almonds as well and it’s great! don’t know the English equivalent) that is often used to make green laver-covered crackers or to cook with peanuts as a side dish. Beat brown sugar, butter, and granulated sugar together in a large bowl. Hi Annika! It won’t be hard like biscotti or Japanese rice crackers. Hi Yuzu! . Congratulations! Green tea flavor comes through very well. Required fields are marked *. <3, Hi Allison! . I recommend using Rishi "teahouse matcha" or Rishi "barista matcha" to get the same vibrant green color as the sugar cookies in the images. Hope my tips are helpful…. Is this the right kind? Thank you in advance! © Copyright 2020, Our Top 20 Most Cherished Christmas Cookies, Make-Ahead Breakfast Minis to Save Your Mornings, 15 Classic Sandwiches That Make Lunch Legendary, 14 Nights of Dinner Ideas All Under $2 Per Serving, 15 No-Yeast Breads for Quick and Easy Baking, 10 Easy Christmas Cookies for Once-a-Year Bakers, 10 Chicken Stew Recipes That Make for Comforting Dinners, 10 Leftover Turkey Meals to Freeze for Quick Weeknight Dinners, 16 Mom-Approved Christmas Cookies to Sweeten the Season, 18 Spicy Korean Recipes That Showcase Gochujang Chile Paste, Nutrition Should I add a little food coloring? . Add 50 g (¼ cup) white chocolate chips and blend well. I’ll be happy to help finding out the problem source. It’ll not taste good and awfully bitter and the color is not bright green (it’ll be yellow green). I’m really sorry. . The cookies came out perfect! thanks, Sure! I only leave the dough overnight but should be safe in fridge for 2-3 days or freezer for longer time. I think my logs weren’t as thick as yours and that could have contributed to the “burning” look on the thinner cookies. Crunchy, crispy… hmm how do I say… typical icebox cookies. Self-rising flour includes a leavening agent (such as baking soda) to rise. Certainly not creamy like on your photos. Cecile. If you’re going to skip the fridge then bake for less time with room temperature dough. . I even shortened the baking time for the 2nd pan of cookies. Thank you. Our easy spinach pancake recipe gets an extra boost from matcha powder - top with fresh fruit or yogurt for a vibrant green breakfast or hearty weekend brunch. I recently made these for the holidays, and they were a resounding hit among family and friends. I made them a few weeks ago and they’re great! Matcha Butter Cookies Recipe. I’d love to have that one day! When I posted the Matcha Roll recipe, I received a few requests from readers asking me to share more green tea (matcha) recipes. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved, The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified. Tea RecipesDessertsDessert RecipesTurtle CookiesMonster CookiesMatcha DessertMatcha CookiesGreen Tea RecipesCookies Matcha Turtle Cookies | Aiya Matcha You’re blog is amazing!! But can I use self-raising flour instead of all purpose flour? Hi There, I tried this recipe with wheat flour with Japanese Green matcha Hamasaen. That’s ok! I’m not sure what type of genmaicha powder it is – is this for baking? I love matcha so when I saw this recipe I had to try it. Thank you so much for trying this recipe! Great job on the photos! Hi Pauline! And everything turned out fantastic! Also, please use the right size of eggs. 2) I’m not familiar with changing to vegan-friendly from recipes using animal products. Change to a silicone spatula and mix. To keep the recipe simple, I omitted the sugar for the blog. I feel it’s a bit hard too just like you said. Depends on the moisture in the air, the dough gets drier or more moist, so we might have different outcome. Thank you for trying my recipe, Miya! Beautiful cookies with great texture and awesome green tea flavor. She followed recipe step by step and had chilled the dough too. Love butter cookies? I used maeda-en culinary quality matcha. Wondering if I’m missing a step. Hope this helps! It’s something we do in the blogging community. these are sooo good!! I personally love matcha… I’ve seen some dull green matcha and I can’t guarantee the flavor is correct. Preheat an oven to 350°F. These cookies are really delicious even without white chocolate chips (if you’re not a fan of white chocolate). I measured all the ingredients out in grams, and I used 1/3 c mini white chocolate chips. Happy Chinese New Year to you and your family! , Can i roll the dough and use molds to get a different kind of shape? No problem. How to prevent the cookies to become brown? I’m not sure if any of above will help, but that’s what I can think of right now…, I also had this problem, I couldn’t figure out why even though I used the metric system for measurements. Other ingredients should not affect too much, I think… I’m trying to make sure your dough was right texture…. However, I would like to incorporate calorie and nutrition information for the site in the near future… . PS Ever since I discovered your website, I’ve been hooked! Thank you for your kind words! Now for the next recipe…. Wow 300!!!! But after I started to hand kneed the dough the texture felt perfect.. I’d Say around 12/14minutes in the oven and 2 hours in the refrigerator.. I followed your recipe to the dot but find that the mixture is really dry and crumbly, and I can’t roll it properly into logs. My family loved it and even put whip cream ontop of the cookies! When comes to flavoring in the sweet department, my absolute favorite is matcha (Japanese green tea powder). 2 thumbs up! I’m sorry but you can’t use it. Hope the hojicha one came out well too! I’ll try to make video for this recipe and will try to make some variations to see what works best. I tend to like crunchy cookies while my husband prefers soft kinds…. Hi Lorraine! , Would you be able to replace powdered sugar for brown sugar, Hi Josh! So it’s kind of crumbly before you put into a log shape. Thank you for taking your time to write this comment. Hello Nami! Having said that, make sure you measure flour correctly. Looking forward your reply. I made them over the weekend and have eaten half of them already. As I got older, my taste bud for sweets has evolved and I’ve come to appreciate baked goods and confectionaries that have different tones of flavor and preferably not overly sweet. I’m a newbie to baking here. Wonderful! Hi Isabel! I found it on amazon dot com for $10. If you measure the flour (and all the ingredients) with a scale, please ignore the comment above. I ended up going 325 degrees for 12 minutes. Remember, over mixing the dough also cause the dry crumbly texture so when it’s combined don’t mix too much. So happy to hear you enjoyed them. Similar fine powder like matcha? Which is why I now created General, Question, and Feedback tabs last November, so my readers can get to older comments and discussion. Your friends will be asking for the recipe before you leave! Hi Miche! I’m so happy you’re enjoying this recipe. I always thought that the whole purpose of the comments under the certain recipe is to share your experience of making that recipe… Not to let everyone to know how much you love the photo and how you looking forward to making that recipe… Out of all the comments I found just one person who actually made those cookies! Hi thanks for the recipe! Is there a difference? 1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating. I love the idea of your green tea white choc cookies and am not ready to give up this recipe yet..! I am obsessed with cooking Japanese food and I feel like I’m learning something new with every new recipe I try so thank you! The bottom tends to turn brown when you use dark baking sheet. . I was so excited to try these. Yes, some readers rolled out and cut out with cookie cutters. Matcha cookies. Thank you so much for taking the time to clarify. So I just dipped them into granulated sugar. I am so impressed! They taste good but are they meant to be bitter or sweet? Otherwise, the cookies get flat. Also, I’m not sure why people said these cookies were sweet enough. I hope your dad can still enjoy this green tea cookies! Hello! If you use the convection, please substruct 25 ºF. This is my 8th year and I no longer belong to closer blogger community so you won’t see those supportive comments on my posts anymore. Thanks so much for letting me know! Hey Nami! Fantastic simple recipe and mine turned out with that perfect combination of soft centers with a bit of crispy edge. Do these cookies freeze well? I feel like they would be super fun for St. Patrick’s Day since they are vibrant green! Thank you so much for your kind words! A traditional Japanese green tea shaved … One more question: How do you store your matcha powder (the one you used in your greentea & white chocolate cookies recipe). Fun twist to the original chocolate chip cookie. Thank you for trying this recipe! And which cookies do you suggest these green tea ones, or the vegan style on your blog as well? I made this as a gift for a friend and they turned out delicious! I updated the recipe with 1/4 -1/3 cup of white chocolate chips as that causes the reason for crumbling dough. Japanese grocery stores around my area sell Maeda-En matcha and you can also get it on Amazon. Allow matcha sugar cookies to cool to room temperature before storing. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and line baking tray with parchment paper. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. Then you’ll love these homemade green tea cookies with decadent white chocolate. Any suggestions on why this happened? Hi Catalina! I’m so glad!!! I used a big, sharp new knife to cut the cookies out, and only had one or two chocolate chips falls out. Hi Nick! Thank you Candice! Sometimes when the chocolate chips are in “wrong” area, the cookie piece gets crack from that white chocolate chip area. Hi Yessica! Though the dough kept crumbling, putting in the fridge works , Hi E! I think they’ll easily become one of my favourites. Thanks so much for trying this recipe! I’ll be sharing more vegetarian/vegan recipes in the future. Then, add in the flax egg and vanilla extract and whip … . That’s okay, they just add some sweetness. They have this lovely combination of crunchy and soft texture. Pale green gift befits the food-obsessed people in your mouth shortbread cookies shortbread! Absolutely no complaint or is it necessary to chill it in my house, Hi, my friend tried.! 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