Lavender And Honey Shortbread With Vanilla Glaze

I am so excited about my upcoming London trip, I am inspired to bake shortbread cookies. These are a delicious twist on an old favorite!

Ingredients

SHORTBREAD

1 cup flour
2 tablespoons flour
1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup butter, slightly softened, cut into chunks
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon lavender
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
VANILLA GLAZE

1 cup confectioners’ sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Directions

Preheat oven to 300°F
Place flour, confectioners’ sugar and cornstarch in food processor; cover; pulse to blend.
Add butter; pulse until coarse crumbs form.
Add honey, lavender and vanilla; pulse until dough pulls away from side of bowl.
Place dough in ungreased 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom.
Place waxed paper over dough.
Press to form a smooth even layer in bottom of tart pan.
Remove waxed paper.
Pierce dough with a fork, then score top with sharp knife into 12 wedges.Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until firm and just starting to brown around the edges. (Shortbread should be pale in color.)
Place pan on wire rack.
Cut through shortbread into wedges.
While still warm but not hot, remove shortbread from pan to wire rack to cool.
PREPARE VANILLA GLAZE:.
Mix cup confectioners’ sugar, milk and vanilla extract in small bowl until well blended and smooth.
Drizzle vanilla glaze over cooled shortbread.
OTHER VARIATION:.
Sprinkle shortbread with confectioners’ sugar.

One thought on “Lavender And Honey Shortbread With Vanilla Glaze

  1. lantanagurl says:

    Reblogged this on The Adventures of Thrive Farm and commented:
    Sounds heavenly! And boy oh boy am I a sucker for shortbread!!

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