Healthy Biscotti

Total Time
1hr 3mins
10 mins
53 mins

These are very versatile, feel free to mix and match flavours. Here are a few ideas: coffee liqueur/hazelnut/dark chocolate chips, cranberry/orange/pistachio, orange/walnut, date/hazelnut, pineapple/coconut, vanilla/white chocolate chips/Macadamia nuts, etc. etc. Cooling time is included in cooking time.

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  1. Blend oil and sugar. Mix in extracts, lemon juice and zest; add eggs. Beat until creamy and light.
  2. Combine flour, salt, and baking powder; gradually stir into liquids.
  3. Work in cherries and nuts by hand.
  4. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  5. On a lined baking sheet, form dough into two logs (12 x 2 in) - if dough is too sticky, wet hands with cold water.
  6. Bake 35 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow to cool or 10 minutes.
  7. Reduce oven to 275°F.
  8. Cut logs diagonally into 3/4-inch think slices; lay on their sides on same baking sheet. Return to oven another 8-10 minutes, or until dry.