Black Peppercorn & Romano Cheese Biscotti

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by MARIA MAC

These are a slightly spicy savory biscotti. These are attractive and delicious when served with a clear broth or an Italian wedding soup. Also nice to serve with breakfast next too poached eggs.

Top Review by Bernardina

Yummy! One note...there is no mention of pepper or peppercorns in the ingredients list. :-)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Cream butter, sugar, and cheese till well combined.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each. Add half the dry ingredients and stir with a wooden spoon. Add milk. Stir well.
  4. Add the rest of dry ingredients and mix till well combined. Add freshly cracked pepper and stir in.( If you do not have a pepper mill, place whole peppercorns into a plastic bag and crush with a mallet or hammer. The trouble will be well worth it.).
  5. Shape into logs, bake 20 minutes.
  6. Slice after slightly cooled and bake 5-10 minutes more.

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