Lavender Cookies


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
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  • 4 tsp. dried lavender flowers
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt


In a large mixing bowl, cream the shortening, butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in extracts.combine the flour, lavender, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets lightly coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 375 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks. Store in an airtight container.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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