Mandel Bread (traditional Jewish holiday cookie)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

The original Jewish biscotti. Great dunked into coffee, perfect gift for Chanukah!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350° degrees F.
  2. Beat eggs, add sugar and oil and mix well.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  4. Refrigerate dough for several hours or overnight.
  5. On heavily floured surface, shape into 3 narrow loaves.
  6. Bake on floured sheet for 20- 25 minutes.
  7. Slice diagonally while hot.
  8. Place slices on greased and floured sheet and toast for 2 minutes per side at 450°F.


Most Helpful

I have made these cookies several times and they always come out real nice. I have several biscotti recipes but I like this one best because it calls for very little sugar compared to the others. I also use olive oil for a lower fat content.

lizzie March 30, 2002

Made this for a party tonight. Very tasty, a big hit! Thank you.

Leta December 14, 2002

I love any biscotti type of cookie and these are really nice. I made mine vegan so my DH could enjoy them to. Thanks Mirj, for a great recipe!

Chef Joey Z. December 21, 2007

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