Modified from Just One Cookbook, makes 2 dozen cookies
2 cups flour or almond flour
2/3 cup sugar
1 stick butter, softened
1 tablespoon matcha powder
1 to 2 tablespoons applesauce
In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, butter and matcha. Mix to form a crumbly consistency. Add the applesauce a little bit at a time until a soft dough is formed. Divide the dough into small balls, about 1 tablespoon each. Place the balls on to a cookie sheet lined with Silpat. Place the cookie sheets into the refrigerator for 1 hour or the freezer for about 30 minutes.
In the meantime, preheat the oven to 375 F. Bake the cookies for 12 to 15 minutes.