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Matcha Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are soft, double matcha chocolate chip cookies, with homemade matcha chocolate chips for extra green tea goodness.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 171kcal
Author Michelle

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoon salted butter melted
  • ½ whole egg beaten
  • 2 tablespoon light brown sugar or coconut sugar
  • ¼ C granulated cane sugar
  • ½ C all-purpose flour + more as needed
  • 2 tablespoon almond flour optional
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon high-quality culinary grade matcha
  • ¼ C matcha chocolate chips + extra for the tops

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F/177°C.
  • In a large glass bowl, add the melted salted butter, egg, and sugars. Whisk until everything is combined.
  • Add the flour, almond flour (if using), baking soda, and matcha to the butter mixture and use a spatula to mix until it forms a dough.
  • If you press the dough together, it should stick nicely into a ball and not crumble apart. If it appears too "wet," add 1 tablespoon of flour and mix again.
  • Fold in the matcha chocolate chips to the cookie dough and mix until all of the chips are dispersed throughout the dough.
  • Chill the dough in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  • Use a small ice cream scoop to portion the cookie dough into 6 balls, about 40-42g each. Roll the balls with your hands and place onto a parchment-lined baking sheet or cookie sheet.
  • Press in additional matcha chocolate chips on the tops of the cookies and chill in the refrigerator for another 15-20 minutes.
  • Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes at 350°F/177°C, until slightly puffy, dry, and slightly golden in colour. Don't overbake. The cookies should still retain a nice green colour from the matcha.
  • Cool for 10 minutes on the baking sheet and carefully transfer the cookies onto a wire rack to cool entirely. Enjoy with a tall glass of milk.

Nutrition

Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 253IU | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg