Friday, August 26, 2011

Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cookies

1 cup sugar
2 tsp dry lavender, chopped
1 Tbs lemon zest, grated
1 stick butter, room temp
4 ozs Philadelphia Cream Cheese, soften
2 cups flour
1 tsp salt

In large bowl combine sugar, lavender, zest, butter and cream cheese.  Mix with electric mixer until fully combined.  Add flour and salt, mix.  Wrap dough in wax paper and chill for 20 mins.  Remove and roll in 2-3 inch log, evenly across length.  Re-wrap and chill for 45 mins.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Slice log into 1/4 inch slices and place on cookie sheet.  (line cookie sheet with parchment paper.  Bake for approx. 20 mins or until starts to brown on bottom of cookie.

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