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Orange Almond Biscotti I

Rated as 3.84 out of 5 Stars

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

servings 197 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 1/2 dozen)

Directions

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  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; 6.9 g fat; 30.2 g carbohydrates; 3.7 g protein; 34 mg cholesterol; 136 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I didn't have orange or almond, but I used this recipe as a base. I added cranberries and vanilla instead. The biscotti was great.

Most helpful critical review

This recipe is too dry. It has very little flavor and is very heavy. I will not use this recipe again.

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I didn't have orange or almond, but I used this recipe as a base. I added cranberries and vanilla instead. The biscotti was great.

Read the comments of others and have these suggestions... Decrease the flour to 2-1/2 to 3 cups (depending on the humidity since the flour will absorb moisture). The orange peel isn't optional ...

This recipe is too dry. It has very little flavor and is very heavy. I will not use this recipe again.

I love this recipe! The flavor ad texture are wonderful. However, I cut the flour down to 2 3/4 cups. I also have great results using orange extract instead of zest. It's easy to make and th...

This recipe calls for butter? The biscotti tastes to thick. Can this recipe survive without the butter? Biscotti should be light and crispy, not heavy and buttery. Not bad.. but definately not g...

I made biscotti with a similar recipe, except I used 2 cups of flour, cut salt to 1/4 tsp., 4 tbsp of butter and used added 2 tbsp. orange zest PLUS minced orange meat (not optional). I also ad...

I was a bit disapointed. The dough was so dry, when mixing, I had to add a third egg. (All my other biscotti recipes with the same amount of dry ingreds call for 3 eggs) By then, it was a litt...

This was made for a cub scout meeting. Cranberries were substituted for the almonds and it was wonderful. My 2 year old loved it!

These are the BEST biscotties. Everyone raves about them. I have made them numerous times and they never stick around for very long