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  • 110 g Butter

  • 110 g brown sugar

  • 1 beaten Egg

  • 185 g Flour

  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder

  • 1 tablespoon lavender or a few teaspoons of chopped fresh rosemary


  • 1.

    Heat the oven to 350ºF/180ºC.

  • 2.

    Cream the butter and sugar together until smooth.

  • 3.

    Beat in the egg.

  • 4.

    Stir through the lavender.

  • 5.

    Sift the flour and baking powder and beat in.

  • 6.

    Roll balls and flatten on a cookie sheet. (Or, roll into a log, chill in the freezer until firm, slice into rounds, and lay them on the sheet.)

  • 7.

    Pick the top with the tines of a fork in attractive patterns.

  • 8.

    Bake 15 to 20 minutes until browned on top and cooked through.

  • 9.

    Cool on wire racks.

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