Kittencal's Almond Biscotti

"This recipe goes back over 30 years! if desired you could add 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips into the batter and for the holidays add in some diced mixed candied fruit --- for perfect results all ingredients must be measured accurately, for a sweeter taste increase the sugar to 1 cup or a little more, I normally get 24-25 cookies from this recipe but it will depend on the size you slice them - these will keep well in a airtight container for up to 2 weeks or you may freeze so don't be afraid to make these well before the holidays! :)"
 
Kittencal's Almond Biscotti created by A Marsteller
Ready In:
55mins
Ingredients:
10
Serves:
24
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ingredients

  • 1 34 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 34 cup unblanched whole almonds
  • 2 eggs
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 13 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind, finely grated
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
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directions

  • Set oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and almonds.
  • In another bowl, whisk together, eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla, almond extract and grated orange rind; stir into flour mixture until a soft sticky dough forms.
  • Transfer to a lighty floured surface; form into a smooth ball.
  • Divide dough in half.
  • Roll each into a 12-inch long log (doesn't have to be exact).
  • Transfer to a ungreased baking sheet.
  • Brush tops with slightly beaten egg white.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven; let cool on pan for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer each log to a cutting board.
  • Using a serrated knife cut diagonally into 3/4-inch thick slices.
  • Stand cookies upright (on cut sides) on baking sheet.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes longer, or until golden.
  • Transfer to a rack; cool.
  • Note: cookies can be stored in an airtight container for 2 weeks.

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    Kittencal's Almond Biscotti Created by A Marsteller
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  4. bindifry
    easy, excellent, crispy perfection. i did not roll the dough but just balled it up in my hands then cut the ball in half & tubed it in my hand. the longer you play with it the more stiff the dough which works for these.
     
  5. bindifry
    Kittencal's Almond Biscotti Created by bindifry

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