Soft and buttery lavender shortbread cookies with a light glaze are the perfect spring time treat for showers, brunch, Easter, Mother's Day, or just because. With only 6 ingredients, they are so easy to make and even easier to devour! (nut-free)
To make the lavender sugar, add 1/4 cup sugar and 1 tbsp dried food grade lavender to a jar. Close the lid and shake to release the oils. Let rest for 24 hours to infuse. Before using, strain out the lavender using a fine mesh strainer.
To make lemon lavender shortbread cookies, add 1 tsp lemon zest to the dough with the flour, and add switch 1 tbsp of water in the glaze for lemon juice.
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