Bake up the perfect holiday gift with our Chocolate-Almond Biscotti Recipe. Made with chocolate, slivered almonds and other sweet ingredients, this Chocolate-Almond Biscotti Recipe is a twice-baked Italian favorite.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 36 servings
3 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided
2 cups flour
1-1/2 tsp. CALUMET Baking Powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup PLANTERS Slivered Almonds, toasted
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 325°F.
Reserve 2 oz. chocolate. Coarsely chop remaining chocolate. Microwave chopped chocolate in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. Stir until chocolate is completely melted; cool slightly. Meanwhile, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
Beat butter and sugars in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Blend in melted chocolate and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well after each addition. Stir in nuts.
Divide dough in half; roll each half into 10x2-inch log on lightly floured surface. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.
Bake 40 to 50 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool on baking sheet 15 min. Transfer logs to cutting board. Use serrated knife to cut each log into 18 diagonal slices; place, cut sides down, on baking sheet.
Bake 10 min. on each side or until cookies are lightly browned on both sides. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Melt reserved chocolate as directed on package; drizzle over biscotti. Let stand until chocolate is firm.
Store in tightly covered container at room temperature up to 2 weeks.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 17g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.