Match Green Tea Soft Sugar Cookies

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
These sugar cookies are made with matcha with gives the cookies a delicate flavor and a pretty green hue.

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp matcha powder

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, shortening and sugar. Stir in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, matcha powder, baking powder and salt, stir into the creamed mixture until dough comes together. Take dough and roll out on flat surface to about 1/4 inch thick and use cookie cutter to make cookie shapes. Re-roll the dough scraps and repeat.
  3. Bake cookies 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until bottom is light brown. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.
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