Lavender Sunshine Cookies
Set oven @ 350°F
•1 cup butter, room temperature
•1 cup brown sugar
•2 TBSP dried Lavender flowers
•3 TBSP Orange juice
•Zest of one large Orange
•1 tsp almond extract
•3 tsp baking powder
•3 cups of flour+
1.In a large bowl; cream the butter, sugar & Lavender until fluffy.
2.Beat in eggs until smooth, and then add juice, extract plus zest.
3.Sprinkle the baking powder over batter next, and then add the flour.
4.Mix well; dough will be soft & slightly sticky.
5.Make into 2 logs rolled in wax paper: 3 rolls if you want dainty cookies ... you may need to sprinkle a bit of extra flour on the wax paper if dough is too sticky.
6.Chill 20 minutes.
7.Slice into rounds, makes 24 to 48 cookies depending on roll size.
8.Bake 12-15 minutes.
For Celebration cookies: Cool cookies. Make an icing glaze with 100 grams white chocolate melted in a double boiler with ¼ cup of butter & a few drops of almond extract. Cool glaze to barely warm, spoon into a small Ziploc bag, seal…then snip one corner to make an easy icing bag! Decorate with Orange Calendula petals or fresh Lavender before glaze sets.
Available this summer...Fresh cut and dried Lavender.
Grown pesticide free with organic fertilizer.