Some of our favorite sweets have gone green and risen in popularity over the last few years, see: Pocky and Kit Kat. October is a perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and matcha is a unique ingredient to mix into your classic recipes. Matcha’s green color makes it the perfect element for spooky, monster-themed cookies and drinks. We are excited to share a few of our favorite matcha inspired Halloween treats!

 

1. Gremlin’s Inspired Cocktail

matcha cocktail
What You’ll Need:
Matcha powder
Sugar
1 lime wedge
½ oz vodka
½ oz heavy cream
½ oz simple syrup
Get the full recipe on Parade

 

2. Frankenstein Cookies

matcha cookie
What You’ll Need:
2 cups all-purpose flour
2-3 tbsp unsweetened green tea powder
230 grams softened unsalted butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Get the full recipe on Brit+Co

 

3. Googly-eyed No Bake Cupcakes

matcha cupcakes
What You’ll Need:
Cupcake Base
1/2 cup almond flour
1/2 cup raw almonds
1/2 cup coconut flour
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp espresso powder
1 cup Medjool dates, pitted


Green Icing
1 cup coconut cream
1 tsp agave, or coconut nectar
1 tbsp matcha powder
Raw Chocolate Ganache Cream

1/4 cup of coconut nectar or agave nectar
1/4 cup of cocoa powder
2 tbsp coconut oil
Get the full recipe from Sweet Potato Soul