Lavender and Honey Shortbread

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Manami

Delight guests with a buttery lavender shortbread. The subtle floral flavor of dried lavender lends the perfect accent to this traditional cookie There was a paragraph about Chef Cat Cora, being the spice amassador for the McCormick Gourmet Collections, and she suggested that this would be a special holiday treat!

Top Review by malele

Excellent!!! I have lots of lavender in my garden, so I've been cooking it quite often Thank you for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F
  2. Place flour, confectioners' sugar and cornstarch in food processor; cover; pulse to blend.
  3. Add butter; pulse until coarse crumbs form.
  4. Add honey, lavender and vanilla; pulse until dough pulls away from side of bowl.
  5. Place dough in ungreased 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom.
  6. Place waxed paper over dough.
  7. Press to form a smooth even layer in bottom of tart pan.
  8. Remove waxed paper.
  9. Pierce dough with a fork, then score top with sharp knife into 12 wedges.
  10. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until firm and just starting to brown around the edges. (Shortbread should be pale in color.)
  11. Place pan on wire rack.
  12. Cut through shortbread into wedges.
  13. While still warm but not hot, remove shortbread from pan to wire rack to cool.
  15. Mix cup confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla extract in small bowl until well blended and smooth.
  16. Drizzle vanilla glaze over cooled shortbread.
  18. Sprinkle shortbread with confectioners' sugar.

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