Chocolate Almond Biscotti

These twice-baked cookies are so easy to make--and everyone loves them!

Serves: 20Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 1 hour 30 minutesDifficulty: Medium


Serves: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1½ cups chopped almonds
  • ¾ cup chocolate chunks

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs. Beat until smooth.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour and baking powder. Add to egg/sugar mixture. Add vanilla extract. Mix in almonds and chocolate chunks.
  • Spray 3 loaf pans nonstick cooking spray. Divide batter among the three loaf pans. Bake 40 minutes or until firm in the center.
  • Cool biscotti 5 minutes, then remove from the pans. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F.
  • Cut the loaves into 1" slices. Place the slices on a baking sheet covered in parchment paper and bake 10 minutes on one side only.
  • Cool and serve.