Lavender and Chocolate Chip Cookies

 Lavender and Chocolate Chip Cookies

 250g butter at room temperature

125g sifted icing sugar

1 tsp lavender flowers

100g plain chocolate in small chunks

225g sifted plain flour

Beat the butter and icing sugar together until smooth. Add the lavender flowers and chocolate. Slowly add the plain flour and bring the mixture together by hand. Wrap in cling film and refrigerate for 20 mins. Roll out onto a floured surface to about 1cm thick. Cut into desired biscuit shapes and place on a greased baking tray and pop back into fridge for another 20 mins. Bake in a preheated oven at 130 degrees / gas mark 1 for 40 mins or until only very slightly coloured.