Active Time
30 MIN
Total Time
1 HR
Yield
Serves : Makes 24 cookies
© Con Poulos

How to Make It

Step 1    

In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, salt and cardamom. In another bowl, whisk the granulated sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla and almond extracts. In a small bowl, stir 2 tablespoons of the matcha powder with 2 tablespoons of water, then stir into the wet ingredients. Stir the wet ingredients into the flour mixture just until combined.

Step 2    

Using a 1-ounce ice cream scoop or 2 tablespoons, scoop 1-inch balls of dough at least 
2 inches apart onto 2 baking sheets lined with parchment paper. Refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.

Step 3    

Preheat the oven to 350°. Bake the cookies for about 
10 minutes, until set at the edges and very lightly browned on the bottoms. Let the cookies cool for 10 minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

Step 4    

Arrange the cookies on 1 baking sheet. In a sieve, combine the confectioners’ sugar with the remaining 1 teaspoon of matcha. Dust over the cookies and serve.

Make Ahead

The cookies can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Dust with the matcha sugar before serving.

Notes

The powdered green tea Matcha is available at health food stores and at Asian markets and many Whole Foods markets.

Aggregate Rating value: 3

Review Count: 3

Worst Rating: 0

Best Rating: 5

Author Name: lbarkhorn

Review Body: These are delicious.  I add more cardamom to the recipe b/c I like the flavor and also I added sugar to the top - for Christmas I colored the sugar red which was festive.  It's important to know these are cakes not cookies so be prepared for that texture. Do not overcook - very slightly browned is all that should be on the bottom or they will be dry!

Review Rating: 4

Date Published: 2016-12-26

Author Name: ManuelMoreira

Review Body: I'm not a tea lover but I do am a cookier lover and I like these

Review Rating:

Date Published: 2017-05-13

Author Name: Shahde_Cooper

Review Body: Hi there. I would like to use a wholewheat flour in replacement for the all-purpose flour you've written in your recipe. Would this be okay to use?

Review Rating: 4

Date Published: 2016-07-08

Author Name: @GreenWrench

Review Body: I'm not sure how Matcha tea taste like because I've never tasted anything like this before. The cookie color is not quite enticing for me but I would still give this a try.

Review Rating: 2

Date Published: 2016-07-08