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Flower Shortbread Cookies

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Summer is officially here and flowers are popping up everywhere! We’re celebrating the beauty of summer with these fun flower shortbread cookies. The recipe is so easy but the look of these “biscuits aux fleurs” is quite enchanting all thanks to edible flowers! These flower shortbread cookies are only made with a handful of ingredients (3 main ingredients) and are paleo, refined sugar free, dairy free, gluten free, egg free, etc. And the list goes on… So wild and free!


What is an edible flower? Many flowers are edible including rose, calendula, pansies, violas, chamomile, dandelion, and nasturtium. Eating flowers can provide extra nutrients. They make unique decorations and in this case, they lend a whimsical look to plain shortbread cookies. These flower shortbread cookies showcase the lovely and under-appreciated violas but you can use any edible flower. If you are looking for another edible flower recipe, try my “a rose is a rose in rose petal honey.” Before you pick and consume flowers…