Light Almond Biscotti

Recipe by Katha
READY IN: 55mins


  • 14
    cup finely chopped almonds
  • 14
    cup sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons margarine, softened
  • 4
    egg whites
  • 2 12
    teaspoons almond extract
  • 2
    cups flour
  • 2
    teaspoons baking powder
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Place almonds in a small pan.
  • Bake about 6 minutes or until golden brown (watch carefully).
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Beat margarine and sugar in a medium bowl with a electric mixer until smooth.
  • Add egg whites and almond extract; mix well.
  • Combine flour and baking powder in a large bowl; mix well.
  • Stir egg white mixture and almonds into flour mixture.
  • Blend well.
  • Spray two 9x5-inch loaf pans with cooking spray.
  • Divide dough evenly between the 2 pans.
  • Spread dough in pans with wet fingers.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Turn on to a cutting board.
  • Cool slightly.
  • Once loaves are cool enough to handle cut each loaf in to 16 slices.
  • Place slices on a baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 5 minutes.
  • Turn bake 5 minutes more or until golden.
  • Serve warm or cool completely and store in air tight container.