Recipes and Cooking Lavender Shortbread Bites 5.0 (2) Add your rating & review Basic shortcake becomes an extra special cookie with the addition of lavender. Serve as a snack or on a dessert tray for tea or dessert. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 18 mins Total Time: 43 mins Yield: about 40 square cookies or 30 diamond cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoon sugar ½ cup butter 2 teaspoon dried lavender Sifted powdered sugar Directions Preheat oven to 325 degree F. In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour and sugar. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs and starts to cling. Stir in lavender. Form mixture into a ball and knead until smooth. Roll or pat dough on an ungreased cookie sheet into an 8x5-inch rectangle. Cut into 1-inch squares or diamonds. Separate the cookies on the cookie sheet. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until the bottoms just start to brown. Transfer to wire racks covered with waxed paper to cool. Dust with powdered sugar. Store in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months; thaw at room temperature before serving. Makes about 40 square cookies or 30 diamond cookies. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 41 Calories 2g Fat 4g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 41 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2g 3% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 6mg 2% Sodium 17mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 4g 1% Iron 0.2mg 1% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.