Cinnamon Sugar Biscotti

"These crisp, twice baked cookies are delicious dipped into chocolate fondue!"
 
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Cinnamon Sugar Biscotti created by JenBlanchette
Ready In:
1hr 20mins
Ingredients:
10
Yields:
40 biscotti
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ingredients

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directions

  • Preheat oven to 325*F.
  • Mix flour, 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon, baking powder and salt in medium bowl to blend.
  • Beat 1 cup sugar and butter in a large bowl until fluffy.
  • Add 1 egg; beat well.
  • Add egg yolk; beat well.
  • Mix in vanilla, then dry ingredients.
  • Transfer dough to work surface and divide in half.
  • Shape each half into 9-inch long, 1 1/2 inch wide log.
  • Transfer logs to prepared baking sheets that you have lined with parchment paper.
  • Beat remaining egg in small bowl.
  • Brush logs with egg.
  • Bake until golden and firm to touch (dough will spread) about 50 minutes.
  • Cool on sheets.
  • Maintain oven temperature.
  • Mix remaining 3 TBS sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon in small bowl to blend.
  • Using serrated knife, cut logs into 1/2 inch wide diagonal slices.
  • Place biscotti, cut side down, on baking sheets.
  • Sprinkle 1/4 tsp cinnamon sugar mixture over each biscotti.
  • Bake until pale golden, about 20 minutes.
  • Store airtight at room temperature.

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  1. paulineec88
    My first time making Biscotti. I originally looked up an original Biscotti recipe and saw that you bake it for 25-30 minutes. Then after cooled to cut and place on its side and bake an additional 6-10 minutes on each side. Your recipe says to bake for about 50 minutes. (I accidentally put timer on for about 20 minutes (remembering the first recipe I viewed),I looked again at recipe and was like oh my, the time is different, so I changed time to 50 minutes.) The Biscotti was way too hard to cut and it broke in a lot of pieces and burned a little. Also, I chose to use the egg white left over from the egg yolk, instead of another whole egg. I like that it gave a nice shine. I did like the taste and will try to make again doing first bake at about 25-30 minutes; cool; cut into pieces and bake again for the additional time. I do hope the next time it works...
     
  2. paulineec88
    I tweaked because in recipes I also look at how to try and not be wasteful. Didn't want to use another whole egg, when I still had egg white available.
     
  3. Chris Reynolds
    Just not my cup of tea. Thanks for sharing.
     
  4. JenBlanchette
    Cinnamon Sugar Biscotti Created by JenBlanchette
  5. JenBlanchette
    Cinnamon Sugar Biscotti Created by JenBlanchette

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