Cherry Eggnog Biscotti
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Cherry Eggnog Biscotti

Eggnog flavor and dried cherries make these a festive, anytime treat.

36
biscotti
45 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 50 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cookie

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter softened

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 teaspoon rum extract

1 cup dried cherries, chopped

Glaze

1 cup powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon rum extract

1 to 2 tablespoons milk

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 325°F. Line ungreased cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg in large bowl. Add butter; beat at low speed until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add eggs and 1 teaspoon rum extract. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Stir in cherries.

  3. STEP 3

    Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface; knead 10 to 15 times with lightly floured hands. Divide dough in half; roll each half into 14-inch log. Place logs 3 inches apart onto prepared baking sheet; flatten each log to about 2 inches wide. Bake 20-25 minutes or until set. Cool 10 minutes on cooling rack covered with parchment paper.

  4. STEP 4

    Reduce oven temperature to 275°F. Remove logs from parchment; cut into 3/4-inch diagonal slices. Lay slices onto same cookie sheet, cut-side down. Bake 13 minutes. Turn over; continue baking an additional 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon rum extract and enough milk for desired consistency. Drizzle glaze over cooled biscotti..

Tip #1

Biscotti means twice-baked. It is the second baking that adds crunchiness to these great dippers and allows for long-term storage with little ill affect. Packaged with coupons or beans from a favorite coffeehouse, they make a great hostess gift or a nice care package for a far-from-home college student studying for exams.

Nutrition

90Calories
2.5Fat (mg)
25Cholesterol (mg)
110Sodium (mg)
16Carbohydrates (g)
<1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)

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  December 14, 2008

This recipe turned out very nicely! I omitted the cherries. Very Good flavor!

— says Helena Georgette
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  December 10, 2008

One of the best Biscotti I've made. I didn't have dried cherries so I used dried cranberries instead. I made these for work and it was a hit. I'll definitely make them again.

— says alma
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