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Kinako Sugar Sugar Cookie - Quick & Easy Recipe

Kinako is roasted soybeans and it has an awesome roasted and nutty flavor. Enjoy the taste of kinako in cookie form with this easy mix-and-bake sugar cookie recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Japanese
Keyword: cookies
Servings: 6 cookies


  • 1 baking sheet
  • parchment paper or baking mat


  • 75 g unsalted butter room temperature
  • 80 g cane sugar or 70g white granulated sugar
  • 40 g sucanat sugar or 35g brown sugar
  • 25 g egg (about 1/2 an egg)
  • 22 g kinako
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • pinch salt
  • 150 g all purpose flour
  • extra cane sugar for rolling the cookie dough in


  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Cream together butter and sugar. Then mix in egg and combine until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  • Evenly combine kinako, salt, baking soda and flour. Gradually add this dry mixture into the egg mixture until a thick batter forms.
  • Using a spoon, scoop up the cookie dough and roll into balls. Roll them in sugar and place it on a baking mat and lightly flatten. Repeat.
  • Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until the cookies have set with lots of cracks
  • Enjoy!