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Easy Biscotti - Anisette Toast

Rated as 4.07 out of 5 Stars

"This is the easiest and best tasting Biscotti recipe I have ever made! Received from a co-worker back in 1993, this will make your house smell WONDERFUL!"
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Ingredients

servings 415 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10x15 inch jellyroll pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the cake mix, oil, eggs, anise seeds, almonds, and anise extract. Mix well after each addition. Pour into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick comes out clean.
  4. Cut down the middle of the pan, then cut each half into 1/2 inch slices. Place slices on their side onto the jellyroll pan and return to the oven for 8 to 10 minutes, until toasted. Cool and dust with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 415 calories; 25 g fat; 39.4 g carbohydrates; 6.4 g protein; 78 mg cholesterol; 313 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

My Italian relatives didn't realize I'd taken a shortcut in making these. I made 8 batches at Christmas and everyone raved and asked for the recipe.

Most helpful critical review

the cookies turned out nothing like any biscotti cookie I've had in the past - too cake like

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My Italian relatives didn't realize I'd taken a shortcut in making these. I made 8 batches at Christmas and everyone raved and asked for the recipe.

I got mixed reviews when I took this to work. I enjoyed it and it went great with mocha. Although the recipe called for 6 tbsp, I only put in about 3 tsp of anise extract. Also, I didn't have...

I made this last night it smelled the whole house of anise, it was wonderful. It is nothing like the biscotti I made before, it's too cake like, the flavor is good, I only used 2 tablespoons of ...

the cookies turned out nothing like any biscotti cookie I've had in the past - too cake like

I experimented with these and my husband took them to work and he said they were gone in less than an hour! I used anisette liquor and half the almonds. I also made the initial cut in thirds and...

Nancy, can you say what brand of cake mix did you use....I am anxious to try this... as I make always from scratch.... When I can find something new and easy to share with others I'm always ha...

I liked it. Not hard like a biscotti, more like ansiette toast. VERY tasty. I added 1/2 a bag of crasins. Will definatly made again. Can't wait to have it with coffee in the am

My husband loves this recipe. Ive tried others but this is his fav.

VERY VERY tasty but =delicate to cut to reposition on the baking sheet for the second bake. Worth the trouble though.