Almond Anise Biscotti

Biscotti is a traditional Italian dunking cookie which has become increasing popular in the U.S.

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  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 40
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4
cup margarine or butter, softened
1
tablespoon anise seed
3
eggs
3
cups All Purpose or Unbleached Flour
1
tablespoon baking powder
1/2
cup chopped almonds

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. In large bowl, beat sugar, brown sugar and margarine until well blended. Add anise seed and eggs; blend well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Stir in flour and baking powder; mix well. Stir in almonds. Shape dough into two 10x1-inchrolls. Place rolls 4 inches apart on greased cookie sheet; flatten each to 2-inch width.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 20 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely; cut diagonally into 1/2-inch slices.
  • 3 Arrange slices, cut side down, on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350°F. for 6 to 10 minutes or until bottom begins to brown; turn. Bake at 350°F. for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until browned and crisp. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered container.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. In large bowl, beat sugar, brown sugar and margarine until well blended. Add anise seed and eggs; blend well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Stir in flour and baking powder; mix well. Stir in almonds. Shape dough into two 10x1-inchrolls. Place rolls 4 inches apart on greased cookie sheet; flatten each to 2-inch width.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 20 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely; cut diagonally into 1/2-inch slices.
  • 3 Arrange slices, cut side down, on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350°F. for 6 to 10 minutes or until bottom begins to brown; turn. Bake at 350°F. for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until browned and crisp. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered container.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
16mg
16%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.