Lavender & Vanilla Lemon Drops

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by salad savior

A delicious, light, experimental recipe I created. These are a good spring or summer cookie. For the lavender-vanilla sugar, I used --Rita--'s awesome recipe. (http://www.recipezaar.com/Lavender-Sugar-With-Vanilla-101039)

Top Review by The_Swedish_Chef

Member's raved about this cookie for Spring PAC so I felt compelled to make this, since I adore baking with lavender so much. I agree with all three reviewers: a stellar little biscuit that is light-as-a-feather and delicately flavoured with both lemon and lavender. Also used the aforementioned Lavender/Vanilla Sugar; I love that they are not dense or overly sweet. I'm making a second batch, immediately, as a Thank You gift for a dear friend. :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Cream butter and sugar.
  3. Stir in eggs - make sure butter, sugar, and eggs are completely blended.
  4. Stir in vanilla seeds and vanilla extract.
  5. Fold in lemon juice and zest.
  6. Gradually stir in lavender, make sure to mix well.
  7. Mix flour, baking soda, salt, and cream of tartar and slowly mix into wet mixture.
  8. Chill for 1 hour.
  9. On a fully prepped cookie sheet, drop cookies by the spoonful about 1 inch apart.
  10. Bake at 375 for approximately 10 minutes.

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