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Cranberry-Orange Biscotti


"I received this recipe from a friend, and it's great! I use the convection bake setting on my oven, so it's usually 50 degrees hotter than normal ovens. you may want to add 50 degrees depending on your oven."
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1 h 20 m servings 294 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 dozen biscotti)

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Beat butter and sugar together in a bowl until mixture is creamy. Beat in eggs, orange zest, orange extract, and almond extract.
  3. Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl; mix dry ingredients into moist ingredients to make a stiff dough. Mix sweetened cranberries into dough. Form dough into a ball, cut into halves, and shape each half into a log. Place logs onto prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the edges are lightly browned, 20 to 25 minutes. Let logs cool completely on wire racks.
  5. Cut logs into slices on a slight diagonal and lay the slices on the parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake biscotti until crisp and lightly golden brown, about 7 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • If needed, reduce heat to 300 degrees and rebake for 7 minutes. This depends how crunchy of a biscotti you like.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 294 calories; 8.8 g fat; 49.8 g carbohydrates; 4.1 g protein; 51 mg cholesterol; 257 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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This was a great biscotti recipe! Unfortunately my grocery store doesn't carry orange extract so I had to leave that out. I added a extra orange zest to make sure that I would get the orange f...

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First time making these, so I followed the recipe precisely. I added the orange zest, along with the extracts. Information on length of logs would be helpful, after dividing the dough, the cook...

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This was a great biscotti recipe! Unfortunately my grocery store doesn't carry orange extract so I had to leave that out. I added a extra orange zest to make sure that I would get the orange f...

I bake biscotti twice a week and have a pretty extensive collection of biscotti recipes. This one is among the best.

Quick, easy and super tasty !! For an add flavour boost....I soak the craisins in 2 tablespoons of Grand Marnier along with the orange zest, usually let sit over night if possible. I sprinkle sa...

This is the best biscotti recipe!

I loved these Cranberry-Orange Biscotti. I followed the directions as stated except for the second baking. 7 minutes on one side did not result in a crispy crust. To get a crispy biscotti, I had...

Made this as written. Really good, very simple. Packaged it in pretty seasonal bags and gave away to friends for the holidays, but of course had to keep some for the house! will definitely be...

Excellent recipe, I made one addition which was 2Tbs of orange juice because my dough was a little dry. Canadian flour absorbs more liquid than American flour so I always need to adjust the liqu...

Delicious! I followed the recipe exactly but cooked them at a higher temperature (375). My family couldn't stop raving about them... when their mouths weren't full!

Excellent recipe. Temp of oven was perfect for 25 mins. Just don't make them too fat - then they will cook perfectly. Also, at the end at 300, I baked 7 min. on one side, turned over, 7 minutes ...