1 hr 15 mins
Chunks of banana, banana granola or mueslix cereal, toffee chips all laced together with brown sugar, honey, and nutty good things.It smells like banana bread; it crunches like a cookie. Delicious!
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- 1/2 cup melted unsalted butter
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
- 3/4 cup pureed ripe banana
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/8 teaspoon allspice
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup banana granola or 1 cup mueslix cereal (Post or Kellogg’s etc.)
- 1/2 cup minced chocolate-covered english toffee bars or 1/2 cup caramel-flavored bits (optional)
- 1/2 cup finely chopped toasted walnuts or 1/2 cup macadamia nuts
- 3/4 cup diced ripe banana
- 1Preheat the oven to 350°F Stack two baking sheets together and line the top one with parchment paper.
- 2In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter or oil with the sugars and honey and the mix in the pureed banana.
- 3Blend in the eggs, vanilla and lemon juice.
- 4Fold in the dry ingredients, and last, the diced banana, thoroughly but taking care not to mash the banana into the dough (you want the chunks to stay intact).
- 5Pat the dough out in one large log about 4-5 inches across and 10-14 inches log.
- 6Smear the top with a tiny bit of extra melted butter and press in crushed about 1/3 cup or so or brown sugar.
- 7Bake 35-40 minutes until set.
- 8Reduce oven temperature to 325°F Meanwhile, cut the log into cookies, about 1/2 inch or a bit more, on the diagonal.
- 9Bake, on a cookie sheet,turning once, about 15-20 minutes total to dry out and crisp cookies.
- 10Makes 1-2 dozen, depending on size.
- 11(For smaller ones, make two smaller logs).
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Nutritional Facts for Banana Bread Biscotti
Serving Size: 1 (1369 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 2406.1
- Calories from Fat 858
- Total Fat 95.4 g
- Saturated Fat 47.5 g
- Cholesterol 394.5 mg
- Sodium 1177.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 365.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 10.3 g
- Sugars 204.0 g
- Protein 32.2 g
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chocolate-covered english toffee bars