Mandel Bread

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Chef Susan B

A Jewish bar cookie, like biscotti.

Top Review by Fluffy 24

I made this recently and it was a big hit. It was not and crunchy and so delicious. Very easy to make.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 12 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate (optional)
  • nuts (optional)
  • dried fruit (optional) or raisins (optional) or dried berries (optional)


  1. Mix oil and sugar together. Add eggs, and vanilla.Optional: add OJ and mix.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients, and add to wet. Mix to form a dough. (If dough is too sticky, add more flour.)
  3. Add chips.Optional: add nuts or raisins or dried berries.
  4. Form 2-3 loaves, and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 30 minutesat 350 degrees.
  5. Slice while hot.
  6. For a crispier cookie bar, return sliced pieces to oven for 10 minutes.
  7. For fancier cookies, drizzle melted chocolate over bars when cool.

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