Cherry Biscotti

Recipe by Gingerbear
READY IN: 1hr 25mins




  • Combine 3/4 cup sugar and eggs in a large mixing bowl.
  • Beat with an electric mixer at medium speed, scraping bowl often, 2 to 3 minutes, or until thick and pale yellow in color.
  • Add oil, orange juice, orange peel and vanilla; beat 1 to 2 minutes, or until well mixed.
  • Combine flour, walnuts, baking powder and salt; gradually add to egg mixture.
  • Mix on low speed 1 to 2 minutes, or until well mixed.
  • Stir in cherries by hand.
  • Turn dough onto lightly floured surface (dough will be soft and sticky).
  • Lightly sprinkle with additional flour; knead flour into dough.
  • With floured hands, shape into 2 (8x2-inch) logs.
  • Place 3 to 4 inches apart on a greased baking sheet; flatten tops slightly.
  • Combine egg white and water; brush on logs.
  • Sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  • Bake in a preheated 350°F oven 25 to 30 minutes, or until light brown and firm to the touch.
  • Let cool on baking sheet 15 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 300°F.
  • Cut logs diagonally into 1/2-inch slices with a serrated knife; arrange slices, cut-side down, on baking sheet.
  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes; turn slices.
  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Remove to wire rack; let cool completely.