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Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

These are really plain biscotti dressed up for the holidays by adding candied cherries and/or chopped almonds to the dough for a festive look. From a local newspaper Sunday Magazine some years back. This dough contains no butter or oil.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Whip eggs until thick.
  2. Beat in sugar and salt for about five minutes or until light and fluffy.
  3. Sift flour and baking powder.
  4. Fold dry ingredients into whipped mixture by hand.
  5. Add flavor and blend well.
  6. Add cherries or chopped almonds.
  7. On parchment lined baking sheet spoon three strips of batter, three inches wide and about 1 inch thick.
  8. Use your hand to shape the dough.
  9. Bake at 375 F.degrees about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Remove from oven and cool for 15 minutes, then remove from pan.
  11. Using a serrated knife, cut crosswise slices about one inch thick.
  12. Lower oven temperature to 325°F degrees.
  13. Turn biscotti on edge, return to baking sheet and bake in 325°F oven for about five minutes.
  14. Makes 24 pieces.