Green Tea Cookies

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    2 Dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Cookiepedia: Mixing Baking, and Reinventing the Classics

By Stacey Adimando

Published 2011

  • About

These radiant treats make the most beautiful eye candy. They’re made with matcha, or pure Japanese green tea powder, which has a bright, slightly bitter flavor.


  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon pure matcha powder


  1. Mix together the powdered sugar and matcha powder. Add in the butter and beat it all together until smooth and spinach green. Add the egg yolks and beat until mostly incorporated, scraping down the green, sticky stuff off the side of the bowl, as needed.
  2. Pour in the flour and pinch of salt, half at a time, and beat to combine. It will take a minute for the flou