Turkey Trot Time

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It’s that time again, and I wander how time so quickly passed…let the holidays begin. Let’s do the Turkey Trot first 🙂

It’s snowing outside, and the temps are dropping into the teens.  Yikes!! This morning when we woke it was 21 degrees, up from 9 degrees yesterday and there are 7 inches of fluffy white all over the lavender field, and the fruit trees surrounding our Lavfarm. It is beautiful, and serene! While I was outside walking my two faithful friends, Sadie & Gunther, I stopped, and just took it all in, the beauty and calmness. I inhaled, closed my eyes for a few, to ponder how Thankful I am for all the blessings, our family, friends, and our good health.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. Enjoy the holiday!

Lavender Ginger Snaps

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As the holidays quickly approach, I’ve put together another awesome lavender recipe with a wonderful spice blend, that is sure to fill your house with a yummy-holiday aroma! I hope you enjoy this lavender ginger snap recipe as much as our family does 🙂

LAVENDER GINGER SNAPS

1 ½ cups unsalted butter

1 1/2 cups sugar

½ cups molasses

2 eggs

4 cups unbleached flour

3 tsp baking soda

2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp ground cloves

1 tsp ground ginger

2 Tbsp Signature Blend “English” lavender

1 tsp salt

Melt the butter in a large pan on the stove, and cool slightly.

Add sugar, eggs, and molasses. Beat well.

Add dry ingredients, and mix well.

Chill dough overnight, or longer.

Form into walnut-size balls. Roll in granulated sugar. Place on cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.

BAKE at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Yield: 8 dozen