Almond Biscotti

It is the twice-baked aspect that gives biscotti that characteristic crunch. There are numerous variations of this recipe, but these are the classic almond and anisette flavor.

Serves: 10Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • ¼ cup anisette liqueur
  • 3½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ cup sliced almonds

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a baking sheet with ½ teaspoon of butter. Cream together the butter and sugars. Add the eggs and anisette. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and baking soda into a separate, large bowl.
  • Mix together the butter and flour mixtures until well mixed and a dough forms. Fold in the almonds.
  • Divide the dough into 2 equal parts and form each into an oval-shaped mound about 2" high. Place the dough mounds on the baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes. Slice the mounds lengthwise into 2"-thick pieces. Return to the oven and bake for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven cool on a wire rack. Store in an air-tight container.

Recipe Information

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • ¼ cup anisette liqueur
  • 3½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ cup sliced almonds

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a baking sheet with ½ teaspoon of butter. Cream together the butter and sugars. Add the eggs and anisette. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and baking soda into a separate, large bowl.
  • Mix together the butter and flour mixtures until well mixed and a dough forms. Fold in the almonds.
  • Divide the dough into 2 equal parts and form each into an oval-shaped mound about 2" high. Place the dough mounds on the baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes. Slice the mounds lengthwise into 2"-thick pieces. Return to the oven and bake for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven cool on a wire rack. Store in an air-tight container.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories590
Total Fat31g
Saturated Fat18g
Cholesterol110mg
Sodium170mg
Total Carbohydrate65g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars30g
Protein7g