Chocolate Nut Biscotti

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - all purpose flour
  • 1.5 tsp - baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp - salt
  • 1/2 cup - butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup - white sugar
  • 2 - eggs
  • 1 tsp - vanilla extract
  • 150g - packaged bittersweet chocolate bar with almond nougat, chopped
  • 1 cup - chopped hazelnuts

How to Make Chocolate Nut Biscotti

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease and lightly flour a cookie sheet.
  • In a small bowl, mix flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • Gradually add flour mixture, beating well after each addition. Stir in chocolate and nuts.
  • Divide dough into two equal parts.
  • On a floured surface, shape dough into two logs, 14 inches long, 1.5 inches wide, and 1 inch thick.
  • Place them two inches apart on prepared cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Remove to a cutting board. Let it cool for 5 minutes.
  • Cut into .75 inch thick diagonal slices and place them back on the cookie sheet, standing upright.
  • Bake for 10 minutes more or until slightly dry.
  • Cool completely on wire racks.