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Test Kitchen Approved

Melt-in-Your-Mouth Lavender Shortbread

Recipe By Elizabeth Bannas, Savory Spice—Portland, OR customer

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

13 Minutes

Recipe By Elizabeth Bannas, Savory Spice—Portland, OR customer

Delicately flavored shortbreads, perfect alongside a cup of tea.

Recipe Notes

To make Rose Shortbread, use 1 Tbsp. crushed rose petals and 2 tsp. rose water in place of lavender flowers and lavender extract.

Ingredients

1 cups unsalted butter, softened

1.5 cups flour

¼ cups cornstarch

¼ cups powdered sugar



Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Lavender

    Native to the Mediterranean, lavender is mainly cultivated in France and England but grows all around the world. Lavender has a sweet, floral aroma...

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  • Natural Lavender Extract

    Our Natural Lavender Extract has the expected flavor and aroma of a field of lavender. As with our other extracts, this product is gluten-free. If ...

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Directions

Whip butter with an electric mixer until fluffy, about 5 min. Stir in lavender extract, powdered sugar, cornstarch and flour, and beat on low for 1 min., then on high for 3 to 4 min. Stir in lavender flowers. Drop cookies by heaping teaspoons about 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 13 min., watching that the edges don't brown too much. Cool cookies on wire racks.