Monte-Bellaria Lavender Cranberry Squares

A real crowd pleaser and easy!  These are always a great dessert for the family potluck.  Traditional for the holidays, but great any time of year!


2 cups            White Granulated Sugar
1-1/2 cup       Salted Butter, Melted
1 Tbsp           Monte-Bellaria Culinary Lavender Buds
2 cups           All Purpose Flour, (Sift Before Measuring)
2                     Large Eggs, Beaten
12 oz Bag      Fresh Whole Cranberries (defrost if frozen)
1 cup              Walnuts (or Pecans), Chopped Fine



  1. Preheat oven to 325 F°.
  2. Grease well a 9″ x 13″ Roasting Pan.
  3. Add Lavender buds to melted butter; let sit for 20 minutes. Strain out buds and reserve lavender butter.
  4. Cream together the lavender butter with the sugar. Add the eggs and flour and mix thoroughly.
  5. Stir in the cranberries and nuts and mix until evenly distributed.
  6. Pour batter into greased pan, spreading out evenly.
  7. Bake at 325 degrees for 45 – 50 minutes.
  8. Cool for 10 minutes.

Makes: 24 squares.

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