Vegan Matcha Cookies

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Get ready to indulge in these delectable Vegan Matcha Cookies! They’re not only gluten-free and vegan but also packed with wholesome ingredients like almond flour, maple syrup, and matcha-flavored almond butter. Best of all, they’re a breeze to whip up and will be ready in just about 30 minutes!

Why You’ll Fall in Love With This Recipe:

  1. These vegan matcha cookies are entirely plant-based, dairy-free, gluten-free, and grain-free.
  2. They’re incredibly easy to make!
  3. Whip up these Vegan Matcha cookies in under 20 minutes.
  4. With only 8 simple ingredients required, they’re a cinch to prepare.
  5. Enjoy the delightful contrast of chewy centers and crispy edges.
  6. Packed with the goodness of matcha.
  7. Their vibrant green hue adds a pop of color to your snack time.
  8. You have the option to bake them in the oven or air fryer.

Helpful Hints:

  • Start by combining the wet ingredients before adding the dry ones.
  • Don’t worry if the batter is thick—it’s supposed to be that way!
  • Adjust the amount of white chocolate chips to achieve your desired cookie texture.
  • For best results, opt for a runny, all-natural almond butter.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. What does Matcha taste like?
    Matcha boasts an earthy flavor profile that pairs wonderfully with sweetness, resulting in a deliciously unique taste!
  2. Are these cookies vegan and gluten-free?
    Absolutely! Just follow the recipe as written for vegan and gluten-free cookies.
  3. Do I have to use Matcha Almond Butter?
    While it’s recommended for optimal flavor, you can use regular almond butter and add more matcha powder for a similar taste. Aim for 3-4 teaspoons of matcha powder if using regular almond butter.

Vegan Matcha Cookies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 12


  • 1/2 cup matcha almond butter or regular almond butter as a substitute
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free flour blend or all-purpose flour if not concerned about gluten
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3-4 teaspoons matcha powder increase to 4-5 teaspoons if using regular almond butter
  • 1/2 cup vegan or regular white chocolate chips


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F and line a baking dish with parchment paper or a silicon baking mat.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the matcha almond butter, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.
  • Add the almond flour, gluten-free flour blend, baking powder, salt, and matcha powder to the bowl. Mix until a dough forms.
  • Fold in the white chocolate chips until evenly distributed throughout the dough.
  • Using a cookie scoop or tablespoon, portion out the dough and roll it into balls. Flatten each ball slightly with your palms before placing them on the baking sheet.
  • Bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes or until they’re soft to the touch.
  • Allow the cookies to cool completely before serving.
  • Store the cookies in an airtight container at room temperature and enjoy them for up to 3-4 days.


  • Use extra white chocolate chips for flatter cookies.
  • Regular almond butter can be used if matcha almond butter isn’t available.

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