Kakimochi Chocolate Chip Cookies

August 14, 2015 / By Foodland

Kakimochi Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chef Keoni's recipe for one of Hawaii's favorite cookies!
Course Dessert
Servings 18 Servings


  • 1 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 0.25 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.5 cup butter, soft
  • 0.5 cup white sugar
  • 0.5 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Kakimochi (mochi crunch, arare, etc.)
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • Furikake to sprinkle on top (optional)
  • Extra kakimochi to sprinkle on top(optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt and set aside.
  4. Cream the butter with the sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  5. Add egg and vanilla mix on low until well combined.
  6. Stir in flour mixture until incorporated.
  7. Stir in the Kakimochi and chocolate chips.
  8. Drop by level tablespoon or small scooper on the prepared cookie sheet.
  9. Sprinkle furikake and/or extra kakimochi on top.
  10. Bake cookies at 350F for about 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  11. Remove from the oven and allow cookies to cool completely. Store cookies in an air tight container.
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