Chewy Matcha Cookies with Milk Chocolate Chips

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This year was a toughie, one of my high school friends had to stop eating gluten. Shem.

And with so much gluten-free ingredients and dishes in Asian cuisines, I decided to play around so that she can still enjoy baked goods. My missions started with a ground almond based Pineapple Upside Down Cake and now, after receiving some ingredients from Crede Natural Oils to play with … we have a recipe for Chewy Matcha Cookies using their freshly milled almond flour.

 

Chewy Matcha Cookies with Milk Chocolate Chips

Ingredients:

  • 2 C almond flour
  • 1 C rice flour
  • 1/2 C milk powder (I find that this makes ’em cookies lovely and chewy)
  • 2 Tbsp Matcha
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 100g softened butter
  • 1/2 C castor sugar
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1 slab of milk chocolate (chopped)

Method:

  • Prepare ingredients, line a tray or two and preheat the oven to 160 °C.
  • Sift and mix the dry ingredients together (excluding sugar).
  • Separately, mix the sugar, butter and beaten egg together.
  • Make a well in the dry ingredients, pour the liquid in and mix till smooth.
  • If you refrigerate your chocolate, it’s easier to chop it up. Add the chocolate pieces to the dough.
  • *this step may be skipped. Roll the dough shape into a log in cling wrap and rest in the fridge for 10 minutes. Slice the cookies up and lay them on the tray.
  • I use just under a 1/4 C of dough per cookie.
  • Bake for 10–15 minutes.
  • Please let the cookies breathe for 10 minutes after baking for optimal chewiness.
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