Kahlua Almond Biscotti

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Top Review by mianbao

These are fantastic! I made only two changes in the recipe: I used pre-sliced almonds, and instead of anise extract, I used 1 teaspoon of absinthe, an anise flavored liqueur. The cookies did spread in the first baking rather more than I expected, but the flavor more than makes up for that. I would never have guessed that you could get this favor from coffee and anise. Thank you, Wendy, for wonderful cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, mix sugar and melted butter.
  2. Add Kahlua and anise extract.
  3. Beat in the eggs and stir in the nuts.
  4. Sift dry ingredients together in separate bowl.
  5. Gently stir dry ingredients into sugar mixture until well blended.
  6. Cover and chill about three hours.
  7. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  8. Shape dough into three loaves 2 inches wide and 1/2-inch thick.
  9. Place loaves well spaced on greased cookie sheet.
  10. Bake 20 minutes or until brown.
  11. Cool 5 minutes, cut in diagonal slices 1/2-inch thick.
  12. Arrange slices on cut sides.
  13. Bake 8 minutes each side at 375F until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.

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