Tuscan Spice and Almond Biscotti

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Kim D.

I've been making these biscotti for several years now. I found the recipe in a small cookbook called "The Best 50 Biscotti Recipes". My father-in-law loves these biscotti and requests them often.

Top Review by Whats4Dinner

Followed exact recipe. Great flavor, the allspice is a nice accent. I took off a star for too much sticky work for such little gain. Doubling the recipe helps. I get so many compliments and requests that this recipe is a must for Christmas. Five star taste, four star prep.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Finely grind 1/3 cup of the toasted almonds in a food processor.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the ground almonds, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and allspice.
  4. In a mixing bowl, cream together sugar and butter.
  5. Add honey, egg, vanilla extract and almond extract to the creamed mixture.
  6. Gradually blend in dry mixture and remaining 2/3 cup almonds.
  7. On a well floured surface, shape dough into two logs.
  8. Transfer logs to a baking sheet or baking stone, leaving space between the two logs.
  9. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until firm and lightly brown.
  10. Cool logs on a wire rack for at least 5 minutes.
  11. Cut logs into 3/4-inch slices.
  12. Place slices in a single layer on the baking sheet, leaving space around each slice.
  13. Continue baking about 10-15 minutes or until desired crispness.
  14. Cool completely on a wire rack.

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