Lavender Lemon Tea Cookies – on youtube -http://youtu.be/C6-E-vzLpAY
Lightly sweet cookies make wonderful tea-time snacks.They have the perfect combination of sweetness and lavender, with a hint of lemon The cashews are wonderful nuts for desserts. They are a great source of magnesium, which is not only great for your bones, but also helps to keep you calm and relaxed. Together with lavender these little cookie relieve nervous tension and taste delicious!
Makes 2 dozen
3 cups cashew flour (made from 2 c. cashews – grind into a flour)
1/2 cup almond flour
2 T. dried lavender
Juice of half a lemon
2 T. lemon zest
dash vanilla powder or extract
2 T. coconut oil, melted
2 T.raw coconut nectar, honey or agave
1/2 cup dried coconut
1. To make the cashew flour: Process cashews in your food processor or blender until it makes a fine flour. (~1 minute). Don’t over blend or you will get cashew butter. 1 cup of raw cashews makes aproximately 1 1/2 cups of flour.
2. Mix together cashew flour, almond flour, 1 T of the lavender, lemon juice, zest, vanilla, coconut oil and sweetener
3. Roll into balls and then in the coconut.
5. Chill to set.
Try it with lavender frosting, instead of rolling in coconut!
1/4 c. coconut oil
2 T dried culinary lavender flowers
1-2 T almond milk
2 tsp coconut syrup