Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is a good biscotti base to use for various types of biscotti--just add your favorite ingredients.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Mix the first 3 ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Mix the last 4 ingredients in a different bowl.
  4. Blend the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
  5. Divide the dough into 3 balls and knead 5 or 6 times.
  6. Add extra ingredients as desired, maintaining a slightly sticky consistency.
  7. Compensate for dryness by adding a little milk or unsweetened applesauce.
  8. Compensate for wetness by adding flour or more of a dry ingredient.
  9. Place each ball on a piece of wax paper covering a 11"x17" standard cookie sheet.
  10. With floured hands, shape each ball into a 9 inch mound as far from each other as possible and flatten slightly.
  11. Bake for 25 minutes on a rack one level up from center of oven.
  12. Remove from loaves from the wax paper and place on a cutting board.
  13. With a sharp serated knife, cut 3/8 to 1/2 inch wide slices across the loaf at a slight diagonal.
  14. Lay the pieces on one side on a 2 layer cookie sheet.
  15. Bake on a rack in the center of the oven for 10 minutes.
  16. Turn the slices over and bake until lightly browned-5 to 7 minutes.

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