How To Make Lavender Shortbread And Be So Fancy

How To Make Lavender Shortbread And Be So Fancy

Let’s eat some flowers.

Lavender shortbread is surprisingly easy to make. Plus, you get to feel real fancy. “Care for a lavender shortbread?” you ask. “What is this, ‘Downton Abbey'?” reply all your friends just before their brains explode with fanciness.

INGREDIENTS
2 sticks unsalted butter, softened to room-temperature
2 tablespoons dried lavender
1/2 cup sugar
2 cups flour
Purple food coloring (optional)

Special equipment
Food processor or blender
Cookie cutter or random cookie-shaped object

It all started with this insane-looking photo on Pinterest.

It all started with this insane-looking photo on Pinterest.

[Record scratch sound] These cookies are PURPLE. Does putting lavender in cookies really turn them purple?

Turns out, no. It's food coloring. But purple cookies still seem like a good idea.

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Ended up adapting this recipe.

Ended up adapting this recipe.

Because it had fewer ingredients. Also, this is what lavender shortbread looks like when you don't use food coloring.

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