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Lavender Cookies with Rose Water Icing January 4, 2009

Filed under: biscuits — obsidian @ 7:40 am

1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon crushed food-grade lavender*
1 1/2 cups plain flour
2 teaspoons baking powder

2 cups icing sugar
5 1/2 teaspoons water
6 1/2 teaspoons rose water

1). Cream the butter and sugar, add the eggs and beat well.
2). Add lavender, flour and baking powder.
3). Spoon out onto a baking paper lined tray, and bake at 190C for 10 mins.
4). Combine the icing ingredients together, and ice the biscuits after they have cooled.

* Be careful where you get the lavender from, do not use that which is packaged for pot purri as it may contain fragrant oils or be handled in unsanitary conditions.



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