Simple Lavender Shortbread Cookies with Terre Exotique Lavender Flowers

stack shortbread cookies and lavender flowers

Lavender Flowers HEFLLV

Ingredients:

1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 teaspoons teaspoons dried lavender flowers
zest of one lemon
1 cup butter, room temperature
2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
course sugar, optional

Preparation:

  • In a food processor, gently blend powdered sugar, dried lavender, and lemon zest until lavender flowers and lemon are well incorporated.
  • Add softened butter to the food processor and cream with the sugar.
  • Add flour and salt and mix just to combine.
  • Remove the dough from food processor and on a large piece of parchment or waxed paper, delicately form into an 8-inch log.
  • Carefully roll the paper around dough to create a smooth log and chill far at least 4 hours or up to a few days.
  • When ready to bake, heat oven to 375 degrees and slice chilled dough into 1/4-inch slices.
  • Optional: roll or sprinkle in a course sanding sugar before placing in the oven.
  • Bake for 13-15 minutes, then remove from oven and cool completely before serving.

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