Almond Biscotti

Almond Biscotti

A crisp, Italian almond cookie perfect for dipping in tea or coffee.

Adapted from Taste of Home

Ingredients

Metric System
Servings
  • 2 tsp milk
  • 1.3 cup sugar
  • 4 oz almonds
  • 2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • salt
  • 3 egg
  • 1 tsp anise extract
  • 4 oz butter
  • Step 1

    In a large bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in extract. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in almonds.

    Step 2

    Line a baking sheet with foil and grease the foil. Divide dough in half; on the foil, shape each portion into a 12x3-in. rectangle. Brush with milk; sprinkle with remaining sugar.

    Step 3

    Bake at 375° until golden brown and firm to the touch, 15-20 minutes. Lift foil with rectangles onto a wire rack; cool for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 300°.

    Step 4

    Transfer rectangles to a cutting board; cut diagonally with a serrated knife into 1/2-in. slices. Place cut side down on ungreased baking sheets.

    Step 5

    Bake for 10 minutes. Turn and bake until firm, 10 minutes longer. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container.

    Step 1

    Wire rack

    Remove to wire racks to cool.

    Step 2

    Bake, turn, and continue baking.

    Step 3

    Baking sheets

    Place biscotti cut side down on ungreased baking sheets.

    Step 4

    Cutting board

    Transfer rectangles to a cutting board; cut diagonally with a serrated knife into 1/2-in. slices.

    Step 5

    Wire rack

    Lift foil with rectangles onto a rack to cool. Reduce oven heat to 300°.

    Step 6

    Bake the biscotti.

    Step 7

    Baking sheet

    Brush dough with milk and sprinkle with remaining sugar.

  • 2 tsp milk
  • 0.25 cup sugar
  • Step 8

    Baking sheet

    Divide dough in half and place on the foil. Shape each portion into a 12x3-in. rectangle.

    Step 9

    Baking sheet

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil; grease the foil.

    Step 10

    Large bowl

    Stir in almonds.

  • 0.5 cup almonds
  • Step 11

    Large bowl

    Gradually add dry ingredients to the creamed butter, mixing well.

    Step 12

    Medium bowl

    In a bowl, combine dry ingredients.

  • 2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • salt
  • Step 13

    Large bowl

    Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition; beat in flavoring.

  • 3 egg
  • 1 tsp anise extract
  • Step 14

    Large bowl

    In a bowl, cream the ingredients.

  • 0.5 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
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