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Lavender Cookies

Updated on December 26, 2011

Lavender Cookies

These delicate flavored Lavender cookies are sweet, floral, and light and feathery. The lavender is not overpowering, it's a delicate flavor, which makes it the perfect cookie to serve with tea, at baby showers and bridal luncheons, and for the holidays. These lavender cookies are very easy to make. The recipe only requires some basic baking ingredients and a tablespoon of dried culinary lavender. These cookies look beautiful when displayed on a plate garnished with lavender.

Lavender Cookie Recipe

Makes about 3 dozen lavender cookies

Lavender Cookie Ingredients

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup butter, softened

3/4 cup sugar

1 extra large egg, lightly beaten

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 tablespoon dried culinary lavender, chopped

Lavender Cookie Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.

3. In a large bowl, mix the butter and sugar; mix well.

4. Beat in the egg.

5. Sift together the flour and baking powder into the mixture.

6. Add the lavender; stir until thoroughly combined.

7. Drop spoonfuls of the lavender cookie mixture onto the baking sheet; bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

8. Let the cookies cool for 5 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Serve on a platter garnished with lavender flowers.

Lavender Cookie Plates

Whether you're serving your lavender cookies or giving them as homemade gifts, they will look beautiful displayed one of these lavender cookie plates. The plates are also customizable! You can customize any lavender plate below - for free! For a bridal brunch, add the bride and groom's name. For homemade gifts, add a "thinking of you", "thank you" or other personal message. The lavender plates are 10" diameter, drop and break resistant, easy to clean, and dishwasher safe.

Click on any lavender plate to purchase.

Gift Idea

For thank you gifts, thinking of you gifts, get well gifts, and sympathy gifts, simply stack a few lavender cookies on top of each other, tie a lavender colored ribbon around them and then top it off with a personal message on one of the lavender note cards featured below.

Click on any lavender card to purchase from Zazzle

Lavender Ribbon

Stack a few lavender cookies on top of each other and tie a lavender ribbon around them.

Have you ever tasted a lavender cookie?

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    • LiteraryMind profile image

      Ellen Gregory 4 years ago from Connecticut, USA

      These sound great.

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      melissiaoliver 5 years ago

      I've tried Lavender ice cream before but never lavender cookies. I shall have to try and make them someday!

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      JoyfulReviewer 5 years ago

      Never knew you could make cookies with lavender ... looks interesting.

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      Cynthia Davis 6 years ago from Pittsburgh

      Thanks for sharing this delicious snack recipe!Blessed by a Squid Angel**

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      asiliveandbreathe 6 years ago

      I tried this recipe today. Mine do not look as good as yours, but the taste is great.I've shared this on Facebook.

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      SAMEPRINCESS10 6 years ago

      I do like purple, but in a cookie ? Interesting!

    • Dianne Loomos profile image

      Dianne Loomos 6 years ago

      Lavender cookies sound delish!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Thanks for adding my product to such an awesome page!

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      Matie 6 years ago

      wow I didn't know that such a recipe existed! I'm going to lensroll you to my lavender and jasmine lens :)

    • piedromolinero profile image

      piedromolinero 6 years ago

      I am out of this. I like to try and to experiment, but this is not for me. Recently I tried flowers of a marrow filled with minced meat, what is a kind of traditional food in Cyprus, and I needed 3 double vodka to get rid of the flower taste afterwards. I love the smell of lavender, but prefer it in the fabric softener though.

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      howtocurecancer 6 years ago

      I am very curious about the taste of a lavender cookie...............

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      Sue Dixon 7 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      Lovely- I'll try these. Lenrolled to my new lavender lens- thank you!

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      Achim Thiemermann 7 years ago from Austin, Texas

      I used to make and sell Lavender Cookies at the farmers market. I think they're delicious, but Lavender is still an acquired taste for many people. Fine lens! Lensrolled to my Lavender Recipes page.

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      NatureMaven 7 years ago

      I've got three lavender plants in my garden this year. I hope I get enough blossoms to try this lavender cookie recipe, it sounds fantastic!

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      Heather Burns 7 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      definitely must try lavendar cookies!

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      Sherry Venegas 7 years ago from La Verne, CA

      Have to try this. Thanks for stopping by and blessing Lorinda's eggs.

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      HannahDavis 7 years ago

      I can't even imagine what lavender cookies would taste like. I may give these a try!

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      LotusMalas 7 years ago

      Oh Wow! These look delicious!!

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      poppy mercer 7 years ago from London

      lavender cookies are wonderful. Thank you for the recipe.

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      clouda9 lm 7 years ago

      How did you know? I love, love lavender and just the thought of making these cookies send me. Imagine the smell of sugar and lavender...dizzy now!This lens is an upcoming feature (02-23-2010) on my blog : and is on my new site right now ;)

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Lavender Cookies they sound so dainty. I gave my mother a teapot that looks like a table set for tea. The colour is lavender and white, they would fit right in. Thanks for the lens.