Lavender lemon cookies are sweet, buttery goodness in every low carb bite. Delicate enough for a fancy tea, these pretty cookies are easy to make and you can store the slice and bake dough in the freezer for fresh cookies whenever you want. The lavender adds a unique, citrus flavor to the lemony dough.
To make these lavender lemon cookies you’ll need: butter, sweetener (I used Erythritol), cream cheese, egg, almond extract, almond flour, coconut flour, Meyer lemons, culinary lavender, waxed paper, heavy cookie sheet.
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I am a romantic. There’s no way around it, no other explanation, and it doesn’t take long for people to figure it out once they’ve talked to me for more than a minute. I love Victorian style, decor, literature, houses, and tea parties. Especially tea parties. I think it’s such a wonderful ritual, the whole idea of slowing down and having a cup of tea in the afternoon with a little bite of something sweet. I love the big, fancy teas, too. It all seems so civilized and feminine.
I created some lavender lemon cookies for my other blog, Restless Chipotle, which is about regular food — the stuff my family eats. I wondered if I’d be able to create something similar for Lowcarb-ology, the blog where I write about the food that I eat! I wanted a good, basic cookie recipe that was more buttery than my low carb sugar cookies. I found exactly what I was looking for at Low Carb Yum, which didn’t surprise me one bit. It’s one of my favorite blogs. Anyway, Lisa’s Cream Cheese Cookies were exactly the base I was looking for.
Tips for Making Lavender Lemon Cookies
- I used erythritol because that’s what I happened to have. You can use any measure for measure sweetener that you like.
- Be sure to get culinary lavender that’s specifically for use as an ingredient in food.
- Don’t use too much lavender or your recipe will taste like soap.
- Let these cool on the cookie sheet for at least 15 minutes or they will break apart. They are very delicate.
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OliveNation Culinary Lavender 2 oz.
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