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Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Recipe By: Bonnieheath Estate Lavender & Winery


  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¾ cup lavender sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 ¼ cups flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp baking powder


Sift together dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, cream shortening, butter, and sugar well. Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually blend in dry ingredients until well mixed.

Fill cookie press and form cookies on ungreased cookie sheet, or roll into small balls and flatten with a fork.

Bake in preheated oven at 375 F for 10-12 minutes. Dust with lavender sugar, and enjoy.