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Lavender cookies

Lavender cookies

  • 360g butter, softened
  • 500g castor sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • Drop lavender oil
  • 700g cake flour
  • 10ml baking powder
  • 2.5ml salt
  • 1 Tbsp dried lavender, crushed
  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together. Beat in the eggs one at a time and add the lavender oil.

  2. Slowly add in the flour, baking powder, salt and lavender then mix to form a soft dough. Cover and chill for one hour.

  3. Preheat the oven to 180°C and line baking trays.

  4. Roll out the dough on a floured surface to about 3mm thick.

  5. Cut into elegant plain round cookie shapes then place the cookies onto a baking tray.

  6. Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for 6 to 8 minutes, or until just golden brown

  7. Cool on a wire rack.