22 Reviews

Terrific & easy!! I took out the nuts and added cranberries and orange est with a little dip in white chocolate.....used to buy it. Now I make it. Yummy!! Thanks for this recipe!

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Lottidawe March 21, 2003

Overall the taste is pretty good and it is a very easy recipe. However, the chef who commented that the egg smell was too much is correct. When doing step # 12, I almost gagged. I did sprinkle cinnamon on the cut pieces which did hide the smell a bit once they were done. Next time I'd use only 2 eggs and try the yogurt idea.

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ILoveBali February 05, 2010

Good recipe! I'm new to biscotti and have had some flops. This was easy. Too sweet though. I used 1 cup sugar- 1/2 white, 1/2 brown and they were very sweet. I also only had 2 eggs so I SUBSTITUED plain YOGURT the 1 & these turned out great! Added anise and almond extract- yummy. This is a great basic biscotti to play with. Firm just as biscottii should be for dippping! Excellent.

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senrei76 April 03, 2009

Substituted 1 cup of the flour for Whole Wheat and reduced the sugar by 1/4 of a cup - but they really were still too sweet (and i'm a sweets person!). Added extra salt balanced it out a bit. Also added a bit of vanilla - really have to work together the dough, but it's not too bad. Good, hard biscotti though. Good recipe for tweaking!

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316 September 27, 2008

I had a hard time with the dough, I couldn't get all the dry ingredients to incorporate, but mostly. I added 1 tsp of vanilla. After slicing I sprinkled with cinnamon sugar before baking again. These are a bit harder than other recipes I've made, but are very good. Next time I will probably add a touch of milk to the dough.

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Midnight Sun Chef July 05, 2008

Such a great, basic recipe! Other reviewers are on to something - you can definitely enjoy these plain or add dried fruit, other nuts, chocolate chips, coconut, fruit zest, etc! I used 4 oz coconut instead of almonds and reduced the sugar to 1 1/2 cups because I live at 7000 feet. Next time I will reduce the sugar more; if you add any sweet ingredients (even unsweetened coconut) it gets too sweet.

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laurenlikesfood April 22, 2008

Great basic recipe. I personally don't like a ton of sugar in baked goods, so I only used 1 1/2 cups of sugar. Also added about a cup each of chopped dried apricots and dark chocolate chips. Might have just been the added apricot and chocolate but next time I make this I will use even less sugar, probably a cup, as the biscotti was still a bit sweet for me. Also added 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract.

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Marie95 January 29, 2008

I followed the amounts and directions closely but was disappointed with the dough consistency...kept falling apart...difficult to handle

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lindahartwell December 08, 2007

excellent recipe. this is real biscotti - i'm sick of seeing recipes for "biscotti" with butter or oil in them. they are supposed to be very firm & crunchy - like these - not soft. very good recipe. thank you.

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adams.wifey August 23, 2007

Very good. I added mint and vanilla extract and dark chocolate chips. Awesome.

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Mighteechic April 07, 2007
Basic Biscotti