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Lavender shortbread cookies dipped in white chocolate

This recipe is a fun lavender twist on the classic shortbread cookie and it's made in the easiest way possible! The dough is pressed into a scalloped edge tart pan and sliced into shortbread triangle wedges before baking for perfect shortbread cookies!
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Keyword lavender shortbread, lavender shortbread cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 367kcal
Author Janice


Tart pan
Artisan mixer
GIR spatula


  • 230 grams (1 cup) unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp (1 tbsp) dried lavender make sure it's edible, culinary grade lavender and not potpourri!
  • 100 grams (½ cup) granulated sugar
  • 250 grams (2 cups) all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp (½ tsp) Diamond Crystal fine kosher salt

Optional ingredients

  • 150 grams (1 cup) melted white chocolate
  • Dried lavender for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and lavender for 1 minute.
  • Add sugar and mix, scraping down sides of mixer as needed, until mixture is creamy.
  • Add flour and salt, and mix on low until the dough is crumbly.
  • Pour crumbs into a 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Press with the bottom of a glass to form a firm, even layer. 
    Press shortbread dough crumbs into a scalloped edge pans using a flat-bottomed glass to create a smooth surface
  • Cut/score into 8 wedges. 
    Cut pressed shortbread cookie dough into wedges or bars with a sharp knife
  • Dock with a fork or metal skewer to poke holes through the shortbread cookie surface allowing steam to escape as the shortbread bake so that they dry out.
    Dock shortbread by poking holes with a metal skewer or a fork to allow steam to escape so shortbread can dry properly in the oven
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes, rotating at least once to ensure that they bake evenly (keep an eye on them to make sure that they do not brown too much). The edges will be lightly golden.
  • Remove from oven and let cool slightly before re-cutting along the scored lines.
  • Let cool completely before removing the slices from the pans.
  • Dip or brush each slice with melted chocolate. Sprinkle with a few lavender blossoms.
    Lavender shortbread cookies dipped in white chocolate



For this recipe, I used the 9-inch tart pan from this Wilton set that you can buy on Amazon.

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Calories: 367kcal