Almond Biscotti

Almond Biscotti

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  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr 15 min
  • Total: 1 hr 30 min
  • Serving: 40
This biscotti is a reduced fat version for those watching their fat intake.

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • Grated peel of 2 oranges
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup whole toasted almonds

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 300°.
  2. Coat a large baking sheet with non stick cooking spray.
  3. In bowl whisk eggs, orange peel, vanilla and almond extract.
  4. In large mixer bowl combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt.
  5. Add egg mixture; mix just until blended.
  6. Mix in almonds.
  7. Divide dough in half.
  8. Form each half into a roll about 11 inches long, 2 inches wide and 3/4 inch thick.
  9. Bake in center of oven about 50 minutes until golden. Remove to rack to cool 5 minutes.
  10. Reduce oven heat to 275°.
  11. Place rolls on cutting board and with a serrated knife slice on the diagonal ½ inch thick.
  12. Lay slices flat on baking sheets, spacing slightly apart.
  13. Return to oven until dry and lightly toasted, 20 to 25 minutes, turning once.
  14. Place on racks to cool.

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