Dried Cherry Biscotti

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

The finished biscotti can be dipped halfway in melted semisweet chocolate to make them extra special!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lightly grease one cookie sheet (spray oil works well for this).
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Blend flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add eggs and vanilla, beating until dough is formed.
  4. Stir in cherries and almonds.
  5. Turn the dough out on lightly floured surface and knead several times. Using the greased cookie sheet as a surface, divide the dough in half and form into two flat logs about 9 inches long and 3 inches wide.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes or until lightly browned on top.
  7. Let cool directly on the baking sheet resting on a rack for 10 minutes.
  8. Lower heat to 325°F.
  9. On a cutting board, cut the logs on the diagonal into 1/2-inch-thick pieces.
  10. Put back into oven for 5 minutes.
  11. Turn over and bake 5 more minutes.
  12. Remove from cookie sheet and cool on baking rack.
  13. Store in airtight container.
Most Helpful

Very good! My mother-in-law lives in Michigan and sends me dried cherries several times a year. I have been searching for recipes to use them in- I will definitely make these again.

katsmutti December 12, 2006

Made these tonight for my christmas baking. I did dip them in chocolate as the recipe suggested--dark chocolate, to be specific. They are divine. Perfect texture and wonderful flavor, even without the white chocolate, which I did not have on hand. thanks for posting!

spatchcock December 20, 2005