Christmas Matcha Tree Butter Cookies

Christmas Matcha Tree Butter Cookies

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Today, I wanted to show you how versatile matcha really is, especially if you’re new to its taste. These Christmas Matcha Tree Butter Cookies are not just cookies; they’re a journey into falling in love with matcha with every delightful bite. And can we talk about how cute the green matcha cookies are? So festive and delicious, making them the perfect holiday treat. Get ready for a matcha-filled love affair! 🍵🎄Happy Holidays everyone.

1 cup butter, softened
1/2 Rice flour
1 cup almond flour
1/3 cup tapioca flour
1/2 cup coconut sugar
1 tbsp morning ritual matcha powder
Pinch of Celtic salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 egg

For the salted maple frosting
½ cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon melted butter
1/2 tablespoon unsweetened almond milk, plus 1-2 teaspoons more to thin if necessary
Pinch of sea salt, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. In a bowl, add the dry ingredients in whisk to blend
  3. In a smaller bowl, add the butter and eggs and whip well.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Take a pastry bag and a star tip. Cut the tip of the bag and insert the tip.
  6. Fill the pastry bag with the butter cookie dough and set aside.
  7. Place a piece of parchment paper onto a cookie sheet. Starting with the tip of the tree being small, making it fatter towards the end, shaping each Christmas tree.
  8. Add your pecans at the bottom of the trunk of the tree
  9. Bake the cookies for 8 to 10 minutes.
  10. While cookies are baking, make glaze.
  11. Drizzle them with glaze (optional)


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