Walnut Biscotti

Walnut Biscotti

Toasted walnuts add flavor to this crisp coffee shop treat.

35 min. prep time
2 1/2 dozen cookies
252 Ratings



2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts, toasted
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 to 3 teaspoons all-purpose flour
1 egg white
1 tablespoon water
Sugar, if desired


3/4 cup real semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon shortening


Heat oven to 350°F. Combine 2 cups flour, walnuts, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; set aside. Beat sugar and eggs in large bowl at medium-high speed until thick and lemon-colored. Add butter and vanilla. Continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low. Beat, gradually adding flour mixture and scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

Turn dough onto lightly floured surface (dough will be soft and sticky). Sprinkle dough lightly with 2 to 3 teaspoons flour; knead into dough. Shape into 2 (8x2-inch) logs with floured hands. Place 3 to 4 inches apart onto greased cookie sheet; flatten tops slightly. Combine egg white and water; brush over top of biscotti. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned and firm to the touch. Let cool on cookie sheet 15 minutes.

Reduce oven temperature to 300°F. Cut logs diagonally into 1/2-inch slices with serrated knife; arrange slices, cut-side down, on cookie sheet. Bake for 16 to 20 minutes, turning once, or until golden brown. Remove to wire rack; cool completely.

Place chocolate chips and shortening in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth (2 to 4 minutes). Drizzle mixture over cooled biscotti.

Nutrition Facts (1 biscotti)

Calories: 90

Fat: 5g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 65mg

Carbohydrates: 10g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #7741B©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

this is very simple and the best ever i have masterd it
I used black walnuts in this biscotti and the flavor is wonderful!

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