Marbled Vanilla & Green Tea Cookies

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Looking for a cookie that’s a little exotic?  Try these Marbled Vanilla & Green Tea Cookies Recipe – they pair perfectly with tea and coffee.


  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Butter (softened)
  • 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar (or a bit more to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon Matcha Powder
  • 1 Vanilla Bean


  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Sift together the flour and salt in a mixing bowl.
  3. In a Kitchen-Aid mixer, or with a hand mixer, whip together your butter and powdered sugar.
  4. Add your flour and butter mixtures together until evenly blended.  Then split the dough in half.
  5. Add your matcha green tea to one half of the dough.  Add your vanilla bean to the other half.
  6. Roll them into long snake shapes, then swirl the snakes together.
  7. Make the dough into one big ball and then stretch into a log shape.
  8. Place the log shape on wax paper and wrap thoroughly.  Flatten the sides to make a square.
  9. Place the dough in the freezer for up to 1 hour.
  10. Slice the dough into 1/4 inch slices and bake on a parchment covered cookie sheet for 15-20 minutes.  Remove the cookies when golden brown.
  11. Serve with tea or coffee.

Keywords: Matcha Cookie Recipe, Green Tea and Vanilla Dessert, Easy Colorful Cookie Recipe, Pop Shop America Recipes

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