Amaretto Biscotti With Almonds

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Kim D.

This is a delicious biscotti recipe which smells wonderful while baking. Perfect served with your morning coffee or just as a snack. I found the recipe in "Sweet Maria's Italian Cookie Tray Cookbook".

Top Review by 819737

I love Amaretto and this recipe did not deliver the flavor. I will try mixing Amaretto and Almond Extract next time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar with an electric mixer.
  3. Add eggs, vanilla, and Amaretto liqueur; mix well.
  4. Add flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Mix on low speed until just blended.
  6. Add almonds and stir.
  7. Divide dough into two equal pieces.
  8. Roll each piece into a loaf about 12 inches long on a well floured surface, and place on a large baking sheet about 3 inches apart.
  9. Bake for about 20- 25 minutes, until golden.
  10. Remove from oven and place each loaf on a cooling rack.
  11. Allow loaves to cool for about 15 minutes.
  12. Place loaves on a cutting board.
  13. Using a bread knife, slice into 1/2-inch wide slices.
  14. Place slices in a single layer on baking sheet.
  15. Return to oven for about 10-12 minutes, or until lightly golden brown.
  16. Remove from oven and place cookies on a cooling rack.
  17. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.
  18. ~NOTE~You may freeze cookies in plastic freezer bags.

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