Violet and Lavender Tea Cookies
"perfect for your valentine's day brunch or garden party!"
-- @mrsbarnes


Prep time 10mins
Cook time 12mins
Serves or Makes: 12


  • 1 cup earth balance butter, or any vegan butter of choice
  • 1/ 2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/ 2 teaspoon culinary lavender
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 zest lemon


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  • Step 2

    Cream butter and sugar, slowly stir in flour.

  • Step 3

    Finely chop culinary lavender to release the flavor. Zest lemon and squeeze to yield a tablespoon of the juice. Stir into the mixture. Add more lemon if you desire.

  • Step 4

    Press violets onto each cookie.

  • Step 5

    Bake 10-12 minutes. Let cool and garnish with more fresh violets on a vintage tea tray. Serve with an herbal tea like rose or chamomile.