Orange Almond Biscotti I

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Biscotti is an Italian cookie. It has a crunchy, buttery texture.

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Servings:
18
Yield:
3 1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 tablespoon orange zest (Optional)

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • cup blanched slivered almonds

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Beat sugar, butter or margarine, orange peel and eggs in large bowl. Stir in flour, baking powder, salt and almonds.

  3. Shape half of dough at a time into rectangle, 10 x 3 inches, on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake about 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on cookie sheet for 15 minutes.

  4. Cut crosswise into 1/2 inch slices. Place slices cut sides down on cookie sheet. Bake about 15 minutes or until crisp and light brown. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

197 Calories
7g Fat
30g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 197
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 137mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 49mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.