Door County Cherry Biscotti

Recipe by Spankie
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
YIELD: 36 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Separate one egg; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in remaining eggs and reserved egg yolk. Beat in extract.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture.
  • Turn onto floured surface. Knead in cherries and almonds. Divide dough in half; spape each portion into a 12x3" rectangle. Transfer to a greased baking sheet.
  • Beat reserved egg white; brush over dough. Sprinkle with remaining sugar.
  • Bake at 350F for 28-30 minutes. Cool 10 minutes.
  • Transfer to a cutting board; with a serrated knife, cut each rectangle diagonally into 18 slices. Place cut side down on greased baking sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes, turning once. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and 1 tablespoon shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over both sides of biscotti. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.
  • Melt white chocolate and remaining 2 teaspoons shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over both sides of biscotti. Place on waxed paper; set stand until set. Store in an airtight container.
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