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Matcha-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Matcha-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Wellness expert Candice Kumai is making a delicious cookie with an added twist.
Ingredients
  • Nonstick olive or coconut oil cooking spray
  • 3⁄4 cup gluten-free flour
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon aluminum-free baking powder
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 tablespoons unrefined coconut oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
  • 1 egg (if making vegan, add 1–2 tablespoons of water)
  • 11⁄2 ripe medium bananas, mashed
  • 1 tablespoon Matcha powder
  • 1 cup organic rolled oats
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and coat lightly with cooking spray.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the baking powder and salt; set aside.

3. In a large bowl, whisk together the coconut oil, vanilla, and sugar (or stevia) to combine. Add the egg (or water) and whisk well to incorporate.

4. Using a rubber spatula, scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl as necessary. Mix in the mashed banana and stir until well incorporated.

5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir until combined. Using a rubber spatula, fold in the oats and chocolate chips. Sprinkle in the sifted matcha powder and fold in gently.

6. Chill the cookie dough in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

7. Using a tablespoon, scoop out 11/2-inch balls and place them about 1 inch apart on the prepared baking sheet. Bake until lightly golden on top, 10 to 13 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

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