Lavender Cookies with Rose Water Drizzle
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Serves: 4 dozen
 
An English teatime-type cookie.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons lavender, crushed until fluffy
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • For icing:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 5 - 6 teaspoons water
  • 6 teaspoons (or less... try it!) rose water
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.
  3. Add the eggs.
  4. Add lavender, flour, baking powder and salt.
  5. Drop by small teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Leave space between for spreading.
  6. Bake 10 -12 minutes, until edges begin to turn brown.
  7. Cool on racks.
  8. To prepare icing, mix the powdered sugar with water and rose water until it has a nice, non-globby drizzly consistency.
  9. Drizzle over cooled cookies.
Recipe by Vegetariat at http://www.vegetariat.com/2012/05/lavender-cookies-rose-water-drizzle/