White Chocolate Matcha-Green Cookies: Feed Your Inner Leprechaun

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The look of these delicious green cookies may remind you it is Saint Patrick’s Day, but the flavor will inspire thoughts of Japan.

Green Tea Cookies with White Chocolate


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp Japanese green matcha powder
  • generous pinch salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large egg
  • 1 tbsp whole milk
  • 8 ounces white chocolate (chopped)


  1. In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, matcha powder and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together butter, sugars, eggs and milk.
  3. Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients.
  4. Fold in white chocolate.
  5. Roll dough into two 2-inch (5 cm) logs. Wrap logs in plastic wrap. Refrigerate wrapped dough for at least 60 minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  7. Cut dough into 1/4 inch slices. Place slices of dough on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Place cookies about an inch apart.
  8. Bake cookies for 8 – 10 minutes. Edges will just begin to brown.
  9. Cool slightly. Then finish cooling on wire rack.

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