Matcha Shortbread Cookies


Add an extra holiday touch to your shortbread cookies this Christmas & try  this recipe…MATCHA SHORTBREAD COOKIES! Festive, delicious & easy!

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*MATCHA SHORTBREAD COOKIES*

Ingredients:

  • 3/4  cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 1/2 TBSP Matcha
  • 10 TBSP unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup granulated sugar (to coat dough)

Directions:

  1. Whisk confectioner’s sugar and matcha powder together.
  2. Beat butter and matcha-sugar mixture together in an electric mixer (use paddle attachment) until the butter is smooth.
  3. Add flour & stir until just combined.
  4. Mix egg yolks in until fully incorporated & the dough forms together.
  5. Gather dough into a ball & wrap in plastic then refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or until firm.
  6. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  7. Use rolling pin to roll dough to about 1/2-inch thickness. Use your favorite cookie cutter to cut shapes from dough.
  8. Roll cut shapes in granulated sugar & place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  9. Bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes or until they begin to turn golden at the edges.
  10. After baking let cookies cool & enjoy!

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