Italian Biscotti

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
YIELD: 35 bisuits




  • Preheat oven to 375F (190C).
  • Place baking paper on large cookie sheet.
  • Mix flour, baking powder, salt, anise in medium bowl.
  • In large bowl beat butter and sugar until creamy add eggs and lemon zest beating until just blended.
  • Mix in the dry ingredients to form a stiff dough.
  • Divide the dough in half. Form into 28cm (11inches) long logs and place 8cm(3") apart on the cookie sheet.
  • Bake until firm to touch about 25-30min.
  • Transfer to a cutting board to cool for 15min.
  • Cut on the diagonal into 2.5cm (1") slices.
  • Arrange the slices cut-side up on two cookie sheets and bake until golden and toasted about 10-15min.
  • Transfer to racks to cool.
  • As they cool down they should become dry and crispy.
  • Make yourself a coffee and enjoy! :).