Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cookies


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.)


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


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


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.


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?


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


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