Lavender and Lemon-Poppy Seed Cookies
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Recipe Type: Cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 2¾ Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 Teaspoons Cornstarch
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Poppy Seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon Dried Lavender
  • 1 ½ Cups White Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Zest, heaping
  • 1 Cup Salted Butter, room temperature
  • 2 Eggs, room temperature
  • 1 Egg Yolk, room temperature
  • 1 ½ Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
Icing
  • Click the link above for the recipe.
Toppings
  • Dried Lavender
  • Poppy Seeds
Instructions
  1. First, preheat your oven to 350° Fahrenheit & line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Sift the 2 & ¾ cups all-purpose flour, 3 teaspoons cornstarch, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon baking powder, & ½ teaspoon salt into a bowl. Also, stir in the 1 tablespoon poppy seeds & 1 tablespoon lavender.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the 1 & ½ cups white sugar & 1 tablespoon lemon zest & rub them together with your fingers for about 30 seconds to infuse the sugar with lemon flavor.
  4. In a separate large bowl use a hand mixer to blend the butter, slowly adding in the lemon zested white sugar to make a thick cream.
  5. Next, add one egg at a time, including the yoke, blending until combined between each addition.
  6. Then blend in the 1 & ½ teaspoons vanilla extract & 2 tablespoons lemon juice.
  7. By hand, stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients just until combined, but don’t over mix.
  8. Use a cookie/ice cream scoop to measure the cookie dough for uniform cookies & bake for 8-10 minutes.
  9. Your Lemon Lavender Poppy Seed Cookies are done when they become golden.
  10. While the Lemon Lavender Poppyseed Cookies are baking whisk together 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, & 1 tablespoon whole milk in a small bowl. Set to the side.
  11. Let your Lemon Lavender Poppyseed Cookies cool then add a little bit of icing, lavender, & poppy seeds to each cookie. *(3)
  12. Once the icing has hardened, enjoy!
Notes
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Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/lavender-lemon-poppyseed-cookies/