Delicious Italian Biscotti

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by Meatball101

Easy and Wonderful! This recipe is with cranberries and walnuts but you can use almost anything you want; pecans, chocolate chips, etc.

Top Review by Sams Mom

This biscotti recipe is truly delicious. I have made 3 batches in the last 2 days. Made as printed and used anise extract (recipe didn't say to use oil or seed). I was happy with the anise oil and the biscotti turned out great. I drizzled with melted white chocolate. I did add 1/4 cup extra flour to the 2nd two batches and think that was a good idea. Also made a batch with walnuts, and Frangellico for the flavoring and drizzed with dark chocolate. Biscotti isn't crumbly or too hard, just as it should be...Waiting for a cup of coffee. Thank you Meatball101 for a great recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line baking pan with parchment paper.
  3. Crush walnuts up, making them textured but neither ground nor whole.
  4. Whisk flour and baking powder.
  5. Beat sugar, butter, lemon zest, and anise.
  6. Add eggs, one at a time.
  7. Add flour mixture gradually.
  8. Add cranberries and walnuts (dough gets very thick).
  9. Form dough into a 13 inch long 3 inch wide log.
  10. Bake 30-40 minutes, until golden brown.
  11. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  12. Cut into 1 inch wide cookies.
  13. Put back on pan and bake for 15 more minutes.
  14. Cool completely.
  15. If desired, dip ends in melted white, dark or milk chocolate and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  16. Serve!

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