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Scalloped shaped lemon lavender cookies with lemon glaze on a white marble countertop.

The BEST Lemon Lavender Cookies with a Lemon Glaze

  • Author: Lauren
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cookies 1x


The perfect cross between a shortbread and butter cookie, these easy Lemon Lavender Cookies are ideal for Mother's Day, bridal showers, birthdays, or a much needed treat. Topped with a delicious lemon glaze, they are sure to become a favorite! 


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  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon culinary lavender


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest


  1. Make the batter - In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Add vanilla and lemon extract. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, salt, lemon zest, and culinary lavender. Add dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix until it comes together as a ball of dough.
  2. Roll and cut - Roll out dough on a floured surface until 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes and place onto baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Bake - Bake at 325 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Remove and allow to cool completely.
  4. Make the glaze - Once cookies have cooled, whisk together the powdered sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Spoon over cookies and spread until fully covered. Let set before serving.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Cookies & Candy

Keywords: lemon lavender cookies