Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cookies

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So, I kind of disappeared on you. I was at a work conference in New York City, eating macarons and doughnuts and milk punch. (After sessions and presentations, of course.)

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Then I came back and worked a lot and today I woke up and made… these.

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I’m pretty sure I have a lavender/lemon problem.

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Not only do I seem to be physically incapable of baking things that are not full of lavender, I also bought a lavender leaf scented candle–you know, for the few hours of the day my apartment is not filled with the smell of lavender scones or tea cakes.

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These are not totally perfect… I should have infused the lavender into the butter rather than just tossing them in the batter… But they sure look pretty, don’t they?

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Plus my apartment smells delicious. Like summer and sunny days! (I guess I maybe didn’t need that candle, after all.)

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Now, if you’ll excuse me… I’m off to give myself a manicure. In this color. Obviously. Continue reading

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