Dessert

Lavender Poppyseed Cookies: Oregon Recipes

Red Star Tavern’s Lavender Poppyseed Cookies Recipe PORTLAND / Red Star Tavern Stacey Needham These Lavender Poppyseed Cookies are perfect for a summer afternoon or in the morning with coffee or tea. Enjoy this recipe by Red Star Tavern, out of Portland!     TIP: Try serving Red Star Tavern’s Lavender Poppyseed Cookies with vanilla crème brûlée.       YIELDS 15-20 LAVENDER POPPYSEED COOKIES FOR COOKIE ½ pound butter, softened ¾ cup sugar 2 egg yolks ½ teaspoon salt 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons poppy seeds 1 ½ teaspoons lavender FOR FILLING 4 ounces butter 4 ounces shortening 14 ounces powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla paste ½ teaspoon salt Cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolks and sugar. Add in flour, poppy seed and lavender. Once dough is formed, roll it out and cut 1½-inch x 1-inch cookies. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Place cookies on a baking…