Amaretto Biscotti

Amaretto Biscotti with chocolate

 Have you ever eaten cookies right out of the freezer?  I can’t explain why they taste so good, they just do.  My favorite cookie straight out of the freezer is biscotti, amaretto biscotti to be precise.  Although, any cookie will do.

Amaretto Biscotti cookie dough rectangles

Make two rectangles after you have split the dough in two.  Depending how wide you make your rectangles will determine how wide your finished cookie will be.  Remember you will be cutting these cookies on an angle.

Amaretto Biscotti sliced cookies

Place the amaretto biscotti cut side down and place back in the oven to crisp up the cookies a little bit more.

Amaretto Biscotti with almondsDon’t forget to stick some in the freezer.

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Amaretto Biscotti
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Ingredients
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 3 Tablespoon Disaronno Amaretto
  • ⅛ Teaspoon salt
  • 3¼ cup flour
  • ¾ cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup chocolate chips, optional
Directions
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place a sheet of parchment paper to fit a cookie sheet.
  3. In a mixer combine the oil, eggs, sugar and Amaretto.
  4. In a separate bowl combine baking powder and flour, sift together.
  5. Slowly add flour mixture to sugar mixture until completely combine.
  6. Divide dough in half, place both halves on the cookie sheet and form each dough into long rectangles.
  7. Sprinkle sliced almonds over rectangles of dough and press down slightly.
  8. Place cookie sheet in oven for 25 minutes and then remove from oven.
  9. When cool enough to handle, cut each rectangle into ½ inch slices.
  10. Place cookies sliced side down and bake for an additional 12 minutes until lightly brown.
  11. Optional~
  12. Heat chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl for 30 second increments until chocolate is completely melted.
  13. Coat the bottom of the biscotti with the chocolate. Place chocolate biscotti chocolate side down on parchment paper until chocolate is completely dry {place in the refrigerator to speed up the drying time}

 Enjoy

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5 comments

  1. Laurel Regan says:

    Totally agree about the frozen thing. Mom always used to put baked goodies in the freezer so that we wouldn’t get at them… little did she know that we’d develop a taste for frozen cookies!

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