Matcha Cookie Recipe: Vegan Green Tea Treats

Matcha cookies recipe
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If you are a big fan of matcha and you love cookies, why not try combining them? Learn how to make the best vegan matcha cookies recipe with only a few ingredients.

Made from green tea leaves, matcha powder is well known for its many health benefits and for its use in golden matcha lattes, a caffeinated drink often used as a coffee substitute. This vegan matcha cookies recipe gives you the best of both worlds: the doughiness and sweetness of cookies, and the earthy flavor and health benefits of matcha. Plus, their bright green color makes will make them stand out at parties and events.  We’ll show you how to make the best vegan matcha cookies in six easy steps. Happy baking!

Matcha Cookies Recipe: Step by Step

Serve your cookies during coffee time or eat them as a snack!
Serve your cookies during coffee time or eat them as a snack! (Foto: CC0 / Pixabay / kaboompics)

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup vegan butter or a vegan butter substitute
  • 3 tbsp plant milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup organic brown sugar
  • 2 cup flour
  • 2 ½ tsp matcha powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, add the vegan butter, plant milk, vanilla extract, and brown sugar and mix until smooth.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, matcha powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the first bowl and mix until combined.
  4. Dust a clean surface with flour and transfer the mixture from the bowl. Then roll out the dough and cut out cookies with a cookie cutter.
  5. Place your cookies on a baking tray with parchment paper and bake for 35 minutes at 350°F.
  6. Let the cookies cool down on the baking tray for a few minutes before transferring to a cooling rack. Enjoy!

This vegan matcha cookies recipe will yield around 30-35 cookies, depending on the size. You can store them in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week, or two weeks if you keep them in the fridge.

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