Green Tea Sugar Cookies

Wow your guests with these Green Tea Sugar Cookies. A sophisticated twist on the classic Christmas cookie! 


  • 1 Salada Green Tea bag
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter slightly softened to room temperature 
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar 
  • 1 large egg 
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract 
  • 1/4 tsp. almond extract 
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder 
  • 1/4 tsp. salt 


  • Brew green tea according to package and let cool completely.
  • In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix until blended and set aside. 
  • In the bowl of your mixer, beat the butter on medium speed until light and creamy. 
  • Add the sugar and continue beating for 2 minutes. 
  • Add the egg, vanilla, brewed green tea and almond extract, beat well.
  • Mixing on low speed, slowly add the flour mixture and until well blended. 
  • Remove the dough and shape into 2 disks about an inch thick. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour. 
  • Once the dough is chilled, remove one disk from the refrigerator. Position a rack in the middle of your oven and preheat it to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  • Roll the dough out to about 1/4 inch thickness, if dough is sticky you may want to dust your surface with a little bit of flour. 
  • With cookie cutter, cut as many shapes as you can and place cookies on baking sheet. Re-roll the remaining dough and cut out more cookies. Repeat until all dough is used. 
  • Bake in the oven for 10 minutes or until cookies are slightly golden. 
  • Let cookies cool completely and enjoy! 
December 12, 2019 — Consumer-Relations Team