Orange Almond Biscotti II

Orange Almond Biscotti II

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Karen
Recipe by  Karen

“These biscotti are very low in fat but they are delicious. You can substitute the almonds with 3/4 cup cranberries.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 2 dozen

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a baking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, almonds, and orange zest. Make a well in the center and add the eggs oil, and almond extract. Stir or mix by hand until the mixture forms a ball.
  3. Separate dough into 2 pieces and roll each one into a log about 8 inches long. Place logs on prepared baking sheet and flatten so they are about 3/4 inch thick. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool slightly, and remove from baking sheets. Slice diagonally into 1/2 inch slices with a serrated knife. Set cookies on side back onto the cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 15 more minutes, turning over after half of the time. Finished cookies should be hard and crunchy.

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Reviews (79)

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pulcherrima
77

pulcherrima

Fantastic biscotti! I recommend baking them at a lower temp (160 degreesC) for 30mins for the first baking, as this ensures the insides dry out thoroughly without the top browning too much. these were so delicious - i added a little more almond extract, some chopped dried apricots and a handful of white chocolate chip and they were wonderful! next time i think i'll try forming the dough into three or four loaves to make smaller biscotti, as two loaves makes each one quite big. this really is a great recipe.

Roseann B.
56

Roseann B.

I love making these for my family and friends. I use whole wheat flour and splenda instead of sugar. I also add 1/3 cup wheat germ and sometimes ground flax seeds. I too have increased the almond flavor to 1 teaspoon. I add applesauce if the dough gets too dry and dip my hands in flour to handle the dough if it is too sticky. There're healthy and delicious and I can't make enough of them. Thanks for the great recipe!!

CATHERINEM6
47

CATHERINEM6

This is fantatic!!!! I made some mistakes when I first made biscotti. It is a sticky dough. It doesn't roll. Don't even try! Just put some parchment paper on your sheet and spoon it on in a three inch by however long section until you get as many of these as it takes. Kind of ice it into a biscotti shape. Bake it and then cut it and then bake it for about 8 more minutes. It is great!!!!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (12 total)

  • Calories
  • 219 cal
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs
  • 39.9 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium
  • 132 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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