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📖 Recipe: Lemon Lavender Cookies

These buttery lemon lavender cookies are deliciously crumbly and addictive. The extra tasty add-on of the lemon icing drizzled on them brings it to the next level. Make these shortbread cookies with only 4 ingredients plus the aroma of the lemon zest and the dried lavender. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
1 hr
Total Time1 hr 18 mins
Course: cookies, Snack
Cuisine: european, French
Keyword: butter, cookies, lavender, lemon honey, shorbread
Servings: 9 cookies
Calories: 143kcal
Author: Mélanie


  • Hand-mixer or whisk
  • Baking sheet
  • Silicone mat
  • Rolling pin


  • cup granulated sugar
  • cup butter soft
  • 1 teaspoon lavender chopped if you wish
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 and ½ cup flour
  • ½ cup icing sugar
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice


  • In a bowl, cream together the sugar and butter using your hand-mixer or whisk.
  • Next, you can add the lemon zest and lavender.
  • Lastly, add the flour and work your dough until it holds together.
  • Cool in the fridge for an hour.
  • Preheat the over at 400F and prepare a baking sheet with a silicone mat or pachment paper.
  • Using a rolling pin and a slightly flour dusted surface, roll down your dough.
  • Using a 3 inch cookie cutter (or 2-inch and you'll get 12), cut the cookies and place them on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8 minutes or until it is slightly golden.
  • In a ramekin, combine icing sugar and lemon juice in a small ramekin. Whisk until smooth.
  • Now drizzle on your lavender lemon cookies and sprinkle with lavender.



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Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 31IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg