Are you looking for a unique and delicious twist on traditional oatmeal cookies? Look no further than these chewy and soft matcha chocolate chip oatmeal cookies! These matcha oatmeal cookies are easy to make and are sure to impress your friends and family with their rich and flavorful combination of matcha and chocolate.
Why you should make these matcha chocolate chip oatmeal cookies
Deliciously dense and chewy, these cookies are bursting with dark chocolate and wholesome oats. They are not only flavorful but also incredibly nutritious, made with simple ingredients and free from unhealthy refined sugars.
Oatmeal cookies are a popular treat because they are delicious and easy to make. They are also a healthier alternative to traditional cookies, as they often contain less fat and sugar. Oatmeal is a great source of fiber, which helps you feel full and satisfied for longer periods of time. Additionally, oatmeal is known for its heart-healthy properties and can help lower cholesterol levels. In combination with matcha and chocolate chips, oatmeal cookies become a unique and flavorful treat that is sure to impress.
What is matcha?
Matcha, a finely ground green tea powder, is known for its distinct flavor and health benefits. When combined with chocolate chips and oatmeal, it creates a unique and tasty cookie that is perfect for any occasion.
Ingredients you will need and how to get started on this recipe
To make these cookies incorporated with matcha powder, you'll need a few simple ingredients, and once you have those, then you’re ready to get baking!
Matcha Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Ingredients:
- 120 g of unsalted butter
- It is creamed with sugar and fresh cream until light and fluffy, providing a rich and creamy base for the cookie dough.
- 200 g of light brown sugar
- It provides sweetness and moisture to the cookies.
- 1 whole egg
- The egg binds the ingredients together and provide structure.
- 220 g of cake flour (sifted)
- It has a lower protein content than all-purpose flour, resulting in a more tender and delicate cookie texture.
- 150 g of rolled oats
- Oatmeal provides texture and flavor to the green tea chocolate chip cookies. It is also a great source of fiber, which helps you feel full and satisfied for longer periods of time.
- 2 tbsp of matcha powder
- 15 g of baking powder - Added to the cookie dough, this helps the cookies rise and become light and fluffy.
- 1.5 g of salt
- The salt enhances the flavors of the other ingredients.
- 50 g of fresh cream
- In creaming the butter and sugar with the fresh cream, this provides richness and creaminess to the cookie dough.
- 4 g of vanilla extract
- For added flavor and aroma.
- 100 g of chocolate chips
- You can also use chopped up chocolate for added texture, and sprinkle some on top for added visual appeal.
Matcha chocolate chip oatmeal cookies directions | Yields 12 large cookies
- Cream the butter, sugar, and fresh cream until light and fluffy.
- Add eggs and vanilla extract. Mix.
- Sift in the cake flour, matcha powder, baking powder, and salt.
- Add the rolled oats, and fold using a rubber spatula.
- Pour chocolate chips, and fold again using a rubber spatula.
- Scoop mixture in a nonstick baking tray, and top with extra chocolate chips.
- Bake at a pre-heated over for 10-15 minutes at 160°C.
- Once they're done baking, let the cookies cool on a wire rack before serving.
These matcha chocolate chip oatmeal cookies are a unique and delicious treat that can be enjoyed any time of day. They're perfect for a midday snack, dessert, or even breakfast! With their rich and flavorful combination of matcha and chocolate, they're sure to become a new favorite in your household. Give this recipe a try and see how delicious they turn out!
If you loved this recipe and all things cookie, you should definitely try out our other matcha cookie recipes: Peanut Butter Matcha Oatmeal Cookies, Vegan Mint Matcha Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Matcha Cookies with Macadamia Nuts and White Chocolate.