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Lavender Snickerdoodles

Lavender Snickerdoodles

Sue Lau
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 6 mins
Chill time 30 mins
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10 dozen smaller cookies



  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon lavender extract
  • 2 lemons (zest only)
  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Sugar Coat:

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon culinary lavender


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Place sugar and lavender for the sugar coating in a mortar and pestle and grind until lavender breaks down.
  • Cream butter and sugar for dough.
  • Add eggs, extracts and lemon zest. Save the rest of the lemons for something else.
  • Stir together the flour, cream of tartar, salt and baking soda, then gradually add to creamed mix to make a smooth dough.
  • Chill dough 20 minutes.
  • Roll 1 teaspoon dough into a ball and then coat in lavender sugar.
  • Flatten slightly then place on parchment paper lined baking sheets.
  • Bake 9-11 minutes.
  • Cool 5 minutes on pan, then finish cooling on a wire rack.


From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
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