Lavender Cream Cookies \\ Sweet Laurel
These cookies are awfully delicious and awfully lady like. We make these for tea parties and such. Enjoy these little gems at your next gathering, especially with a hot cuppa tea!
Yields 10 -12 cookies
Lavender Cream Cookies
2 cups hazelnut or almond flour
1/4 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1/4 cup 100% maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 drop lavender oil
Optional – Sprinkle dried lavender atop each cookie
Pre-heat the oven at 350. Stir together the dry ingredients in a medium bowl. Separately, whisk together all wet ingredients and stir into the dry ingredients. Roll out dough between two sheets of parchment and cut into small circles. Bake for 7-9 minutes, until just golden brown around the edges. Remove from the oven and place the cookies on a cooling rack.
Coconut Butter Icing:
1/4 cup coconut butter
2 teaspoons 100% maple syrup or honey
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup coconut milk
Mix all ingredients over very low heat. Allow to cool.
To assemble cookies:
Using about 1-2 teaspoons of icing, gently spread onto cooled lavender cookies. Sandwich together and set aside. Repeat with remaining cookies. Enjoy!