Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350F.
  2. Beat butter and sugar until blended.
  3. Add eggs and almond extract; beat well.
  4. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until smooth.
  5. (Dough will be thick.) Stir in almonds using wooden spoon.
  6. Shape dough into two 11-inch-long rolls.
  7. Place rolls 3 to 4 inches apart on large ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 30 minutes or until rolls are set. Remove from oven; cool on cookie sheet 15 minutes.
  8. Using serrated knife, cut rolls diagonally using sawing motion, into 1/2-inch-thick slices.
  9. Arrange slices, cut sides down, close together on cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 9 minutes.
  10. Turn slices over; bake an additional 8 to 9 minutes; cool on cookie sheet on wire rack.
  11. Prepare Chocolate Glaze. Place 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips and 1 tablespoon shortening (do no t use butter, margarine or oil) into small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until smooth when stirred. Makes about 1 cup glaze.
  12. Dip end of each biscotti in glaze or drizzle over entire cookie.
  13. Prepare White Glaze. Place 1/4 cup white chips and 1 teaspoon shortening (do not use butter, margarine or oil) into small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 30 to 45 seconds or until smooth when stirred. Makes about 1/4 cup glaze.
  14. Drizzle White Glaze over chocolate glaze.
  15. Garnish with additional almonds, if desired.

Reviews

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This recipe referes to sugar in the instructions but there is none listed in the ingredients. I made it with 1 cup sugar, but they were'nt quite right.

VIKKI BARKER December 07, 2001

Got all set to make these and discovered the amount of SUGAR to use is NOT listed. So disappointed!!!!

LurleenDupree December 10, 2005

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