Orange Almond Biscotti II

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These biscotti are very low in fat but they are delicious. You can substitute the almonds with 3/4 cup cranberries.

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Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ cup sliced almonds

  • 1 tablespoon orange zest

  • 3 egg, beaten

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a baking sheet.

  2. In a large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, almonds, and orange zest. Make a well in the center and add the eggs oil, and almond extract. Stir or mix by hand until the mixture forms a ball.

  3. Separate dough into 2 pieces and roll each one into a log about 8 inches long. Place logs on prepared baking sheet and flatten so they are about 3/4 inch thick. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool slightly, and remove from baking sheets. Slice diagonally into 1/2 inch slices with a serrated knife. Set cookies on side back onto the cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 15 more minutes, turning over after half of the time. Finished cookies should be hard and crunchy.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

219 Calories
5g Fat
40g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 99mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 67mg 5%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 68mg 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.

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