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Matcha Shortbread Cookie Recipe

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Matcha Shortbread Cookie Recipe

Matcha Green Tea Shortbread Recipe

You can find rice flour and matcha at Asian grocery stores or specialty grocers like Whole Foods. Matcha is a finely-milled green tea often used in Japanese tea ceremonies.

Submitted by Yayoy

Ingredients

1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup superfine sugar
1 1/2 cups unbleached flour
1/2 cup white rice flour
1 3/4 tablespoons matcha green tea

powdered sugar for sprinkling

Instructions
1. Cream butter until smooth, then add the sugar until creamy. Sift in flour, gradually to mix.

2. Dust two sheets of wax paper lightly with powdered sugar. Roll out the dough between the two sheets until 1/2 inch thick. Cut dough with a deep cookie cutter.

3. Place cookies in an ungreased cookie sheet.

4. Bake in a preheated oven at 325 degrees F for 6 minutes, Then at 300 degrees F for 18 minutes until light brown at the bottom. Watch carefully.

5. Perfect with hot cocoa or coffee.

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2 Responses

  1. yayoy December 13, 2012 at 8:29 am #

    P.S.
    Green tea and chocolate are great combinations of flavor. In fact, I had tried green tea Kit Kat from Japan and tons of chocolates with matcha to choose from.
    If you want to add more flavor, drizzle a good chocolate ganache from your favorite recipe.

  2. yayoy December 10, 2012 at 10:46 pm #

    oishi! (delicious in japanese)

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