Lavender Chocolate Cookies

I love everything about lavender, its color, its aroma and I absolutely enjoy using it in various special desserts like in macarons, ice cream, or simply in a lemonade, and now in this delicious Lavender Chocolate Cookies. As I love chocolate I simply couldn’t leave it out but feel free to make only Lavender Cookies if desired.

A friend of mine told me about them and really was eager to give them a try. They are as expected, chocolaty with a subtle flavor of lavender which makes them really special and sophisticated. Lavender flavor is not loved by everybody, though I think that if used in just the right amount it can really bring the dessert to the next level. If you love lavender you should definitely give these cookies a try.

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Recipe slightly adapted after Edible

Lavender Chocolate Cookies

Lavender Chocolate Cookies

5 from 1 vote
These Lavender Chocolate Cookies are simply amazing, chocolaty with a subtle flavor of lavender which makes them really special and sophisticated.
Servings 20 servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 1/2 cup (113g) butter , room temperature
  • 2/3 cup (80g) powder sugar
  • 2 tbsp dried lavender flowers
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ⅔ cups (210g) flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3.5 oz (100g) chocolate chunks (chocolate chips)


  • Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In another bowl mix butter with sugar and lavender until smooth. Stir in the egg and vanilla extract.
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  • Incorporate flour mixture, and in the middle of the process add chocolate chunks. Don’t overmix the batter.
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  • Using an ice cream scoop or simply a tablespoon take equal portions of dough and place on the prepared baking sheets, 1 inch apart. Press lightly with the bottom of a glass.
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  • Bake for 10 minutes for softer cookies or for about 15 minutes for crisp ones. While cookies are still warm add some extra chocolate chunks on top and granulated sugar if desired, to get a beautiful look. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • These cookies can be kept in an airtight container for several days at room temperature and can freeze up to several months.


Serving: 1gCalories: 125kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 1.8gFat: 6.4gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 22mgSugar: 6.5g
Calories: 125kcal
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lavender chocolate cookies, lavender cookies, lavender dessert, lavender recipes

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  1. Anu-My Ginger Garlic Kitchen Author says:

    Wow! These lavender chocolate cookies look divine, Ella! Absolutely YUM! 🙂

  2. Thalia Author says:

    Oh my god these cookies look amazing… that gooey chocolate centre, yum! I love the lavender combination too. Dark chocolate and it go so well together.

  3. Kristi @ Inspiration Kitchen Author says:

    What a great idea to use lavender leaves in these cookies Ella! I’ve had lavender ice cream before, and loved it – so I can imagine it would be as equally wonderful in a cookie! Have a great weekend!

  4. mira Author says:

    Great flavors, these cookies are beautiful! Pinned to try them!

  5. This subtle lavender taste much turn ordinary cookies into something truly gourmet and special. They sound amazing!!!

  6. marcie Author says:

    I’ve never baked with lavendar, and it sounds so delicious! I really need to try this!

  7. Jess @ Sweetest Menu Author says:

    WOW Ella! I just love homemade chocolate chip cookies, in fact I am baking some right now but lavender too? What a unique idea! They look absolutely wonderful.

  8. kritika Author says:

    they are mouthwatering..!!

    1. Ella-HomeCookingAdventure Author says:

      so glad you like them 🙂 

  9. Natasha Author says:

    I made these cookies and they were delicious however they were very dense unlike the picture above. I checked the butter which states 1/2 cup but your picture under directions #3 has two sticks which would be 1 cup of butter. Which is actually correct?

    1. Ella-HomeCookingAdventure Author says:

      I've used 2 smaller pieces of butter that equals 1/2 cup.. maybe next time try to use less flour.. or use cake flour I am sure they will work fine next time

  10. callacake Author says:

    Whats a great idea …! Its Very pretty!

  11. Abhishek Pandey Author says:

    nice…I love chocolate cookies

  12. Rakhi Author says:

    Wow! Lavender choclate cookies are something I always wanted to try but never had the chance. But just by going through your post it makes me wanna make them right away. Thanks for sharing.

  13. Ramesh Author says:

    Loved these choocolate cookies

  14. Kmorg Author says:

    Some of your cup to gram measurements are off. For the flour and sugar for example. Do you mind correcting them? My cookies came out good but didnt expand and stayed in a ball shape. And I used a 1.5 tbsp cookie scoop. Made about 20 cookies like the recipe said. I did 1 & 2/3 cups flour and 2/3 cups sugar, much more than the grams you have listed next to them. Should I have followed the grams or cup measurements?

    1. Ella-HomeCookingAdventure Author says:

      1 cup of all purpose flour weights 125 g.. so.. 1 2/3 cup weights 210g.  2/3 cup of powdered sugar weights 80g (didn't use granulated sugar here).  You can flatten them next time, before baking.

      You can also use my newer version of chocolate chip/chunk cookies, that expand better while baking, and add the lavender to the recipe if desired.

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