Almond Biscotti

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Dash salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 2 teaspoons milk

Method: Prep time: 15mins, Cooking time: 35mins

  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract.
  • Combine dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, salt); add to creamed mixture. Stir in almonds.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Divide dough in half; spread into two 12-in. x 3-in. rectangles on paper. Brush with milk.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown and firm to the touch. Remove from oven and reduce heat to 300 degrees F.
  • Lift rectangles with paper onto wire rack; cool for 15 minutes. Place on a cutting board; slice 1/2 in. thick.
  • Place slices with cut side down on baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. Turn cookies over; bake 10 minutes more.
  • Turn oven off, leaving cookies in oven with door ajar to cool. Store in airtight container.


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