MOCHI MATCHA COOKIES RECIPE

This easy and quick recipe is a perfect twist of the traditional cookies. It’s the best combination between refreshing matcha, flavorful cookies and chewy mochi filling. The whole process takes only around 1 hr including the baking time! Only 2 of these cookies and a coffee are enough to make you feel full the whole morning!

Ingredients:

FOR THE DOUGH:

  • 120g all purpose flour
  • 70g unsalted butter (softened)
  • 70g sugar
  • 10g matcha powder
  • 1 medium size egg

FOR THE MOCHI FILLING:

  • 45g glutinous rice flour
  • 20g corn starch
  • 70ml 0% milk
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil

Instructions

FOR THE DOUGH:

  • In a bowl,mix the butter and sugar together.
  • Gently whisk the egg in until they are combined. (Do not over mix it)
  • Sift flour, matcha powder, baking powder into a separate bowl.
  • Divide the flour mix in 3 portions and mix them into the egg mixture, one portion at a time.
  • Gently mix until they are combined.
  • Cover it with cling wrap.
  • Chill the dough for 20 mins.

FOR THE MOCHI FILLING:

  • Whisk all mochi filling ingredients together (except for the vegetable oil) until they are combined.
  • Steam the mixture in a pot for 20 mins.
  • Stir continuously.
  • Mix oil in the mixture while it is still hot.
  • Set it aside to cool.
  • Cover the mixture with cling wrap so it won’t dry out.

FOR BAKING:

  • Pre-heat the oven at 170°C.
  • Prepare 2 baking trays lined up with parchment papers.
  • Roll 20g of dough into small balls.
  • Flatten the middle of the balls with your palm.
  • Repeat with the rest of the dough.
  • Roll 8g of mochi mix into small balls and slightly flatten them.
  • Repeat with the rest of the mochi mix.
  • Place each mochi ball in the middle of the dough.
  • Roll them until the dough entirely covers the mochi filling.
  • Flatten them again using your palm and place on the baking trays.
  • Bake for 12 minutes.
  • Remove them from the oven and let them cool down on the cooling rack.
  • SERVE AND ENJOY!

PS: You can add chocolate chips too! Mochi, chocolate and matcha are basically every Asian dessert we love rolled into one!

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