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Mochi Cookie

Ultimate OmNoms

Ingredients
  

Cookie Dough

  • 180 g standard flour
  • 100 g unsalted butter (softened)
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 20 g cocoa powder OR 2 tbsp matcha powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 50 g chocolate chips to garnish

Mochi

  • 70 g glutinous rice flour
  • 20 g cornflour
  • 140 g milk
  • 15 g castor sugar
  • 15 g unsalted butter

Mochi filling

  • Chocolate/peanut butter/red bean paste/black sesame paste

Instructions
 

Cookie Dough

  • Cream together the sugar and butter
  • Add the egg and mix until combined
  • In another bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa powder/matcha powder and baking powder
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined
  • Cover with gladwrap and chill in the fridge for 30min

Mochi

  • Put all the ingredients in a bowl, except for the butter
  • Microwave for 1 min, take it out and mix. Microwave for another 1min until the liquid is gone
  • While hot, mix in the butter until combined
  • Set aside to cool

Put it together

  • Roll approx. 20g pieces of cookie dough into balls and flatten using your palm. (26g if making it with inner filling) Repeat until all the cookie dough has been used up.
  • Roll approx. 10g pieces of mochi into small balls. (15g if making it with inner filling). Repeat until all the mochi has been used up. If you use gloves, it'll make it a lot easier here!
  • Add any mochi fillings inside - eg. chocolate/red bean paste
  • Place the mochi ball in the middle of the flattened cookie. Pinch the sides of the cookie dough together and roll into a smooth ball
  • Gently flatten the mochi cookie dough using your palm once on the baking tray
  • Add chocolate chips on top of the cookies
  • Bake in the oven for 12-15min at 180°C