Lavender Cookies

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Buttery cookies scented with lavender blossoms.
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Ingredients

    • 2 teaspoons culinary lavender flowers
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 11/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 pinch of salt
    • 6 tablespoons butter
    • 1/3 cup shortening
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1 tablespoon milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Pre-heat oven to 375ºF.

Stir together flour, baking powder and a pinch of salt. Set aside.

Beat butter and shortening for 30 to 60 seconds. Add sugar and lavender buds. Beat till fluffy. Beat in egg,
milk and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients to the mixture. Beat until well-combined.

Drop teaspoonfuls of dough onto an ungreased cookie
sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake for about 10 minutes or until golden-brown. Serve with hot tea.
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