Triple Gingers Lovers' Biscotti

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

Three styles of ginger-powdered, fresh and candied-permeate these spicy cookies. The recipe come from Lou Seiberts Pappas Biscotti Cook Book. Makes 3 1/2 dozen Biscotti's

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place almonds in a shallow pan and bake in a 350 degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes,or until golden brown; let cool, chop nuts.
  2. In a mixing bowl cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy(I use my mixer); Beat in molasses and the eggs.
  3. In a nother bowl combine flour, ground ginger, baking powder, salt: ADD to creamed mixture, mixing until blended.
  4. Stir in fresh ginger and crystallized ginger; fold in nuts.
  5. Divide dough in half; place on ungreased baking sheet and form into two logs about 1/2 inch thick, 1 1/2 inch wide and 14 inched long.spacing them at least 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake in the middle of a preheated 325 degree oven for 25 minutes or until light golden brown.
  7. Transfer from baking sheet to a rack;let cool 5 minutes; place on a cutting board, with a sharp serratrd knife slice diagonally at a 45 degree angle about 1/2 inch thick.
  8. Lay the slices flat on the baking sheet and return to oven for 10 minutes, turning over once to dry slightly: let cool on rack and store in tightly covered container.