Double Chocolate Orange Biscotti

Looking for a yummy dessert? Then check out these orange flavored chocolate cookies - ready in couple of hours.

  • prep time 1 hr 45 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 78

Ingredients

Cookies

3
cups all purpose flour
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
3
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
4
oz. unsweetened chocolate, melted, cooled
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1/3
cup olive oil
1/4
cup orange juice
2
teaspoons vanilla
3
eggs
6
oz. white baking bar, chopped

Topping

4
oz. white baking bar, chopped
1
tablespoon shortening
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 2 cookie sheets. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well. Add melted chocolate, orange peel, oil, orange juice, vanilla and eggs; blend well. (Dough will be stiff.) Add 6 oz. chopped white baking bar; gently knead into dough.
  • 2 Divide dough into quarters; shape each quarter into a log about 14 inches long. Place 2 logs on each cookie sheet; flatten each log into 2 1/2-inch width. Bake at 350°F. for 18 to 20 minutes or until firm to the touch.
  • 3 Remove cookie sheets from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 300°F. Cool logs on cookie sheets 10 minutes.
  • 4 Cut warm logs diagonally into 1/2-inch-wide slices. Place slices, cut side up on same cookie sheets. Bake at 300°F. for 7 to 9 minutes or until top surface is dry. Turn cookies over; bake an additional 7 to 9 minutes. Remove cookies from cookie sheets. Cool completely on wire racks.
  • 5 In small saucepan over low heat, melt topping ingredients, stirring until smooth. Drizzle over cookies.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    70
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    40mg
    40%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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