Power Peanut Butter Biscotti

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
1 hr 15 mins

I came across this recipe from an old Cooking Light Magazine and boy it is a nice twist on a standard biscotti. They state that since peanut butter is used in place of butter the proteins and B vitamins are greatly increased. Just a fun way to serve biscotti. It is great dunked in hot cocoa!!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Combine peanut butter, vanilla, eggs and egg whites in a medium bowl, stirring well with a whisk.
  4. Add peanut butter mixture to the flour mixture, stirring just until blended (do not overmix this dough).
  5. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; shape dough into a 10 inch long roll. Place roll on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; flatten to a 1-inch thickness.
  6. Bake at 325F for 35 minutes.
  7. Remove roll from baking sheet and cool 10 minutes on a wire rack.
  8. Reduce oven temperature to 300°F.
  9. Cut cooled rolls diagonally into 18 slices. Place slices, cut sides down, on baking sheet. Bake at 300F for 20 minutes. Turn cookies over and bake an additional 20 minutes. (Please note cookies will still be slightly soft in center but will harden as they cool).
  10. Remove from baking sheet and cool completely on a wire rack.