Cranberry Nut Biscotti
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Cranberry Nut Biscotti

Dried cranberries and pistachios add color to this crunchy biscotti recipe.

36
cookies
30 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 25 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Biscotti

2 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

6 tablespoons cold , Land O Lakes® Butter cut into chunks

3/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries

3/4 cup shelled pistachios or pecans, chopped

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs beaten

2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Egg Wash

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg (white only)

1 tablespoon water

 

Sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Stir together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add cranberries, pistachios, eggs, lemon zest and almond extract; stir until mixture begins to form a dough.

  3. STEP 3

    Turn mixture onto lightly floured surface; knead lightly just until combined.

  4. STEP 4

    Divide dough in half. Roll each half into 14-inch log. Place logs onto large greased cookie sheet. Flatten each log to 2-inch width.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine egg white and water in bowl; brush onto top of logs. Sprinkle with sugar.

  6. STEP 6

    Bake 20-25 minutes or until set. Cool on cookie sheet 15 minutes.

  7. STEP 7

    Reduce oven temperature to 300°F.

  8. STEP 8

    Place logs onto cutting board. Cut each log into 3/4-inch slices with serrated knife. Place onto same cookie sheets, cut-side down. Bake 10 minutes. Turn slices; continue baking 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned.

  9. STEP 9

    Remove from cookie sheets; place onto cooling rack.

Nutrition

90Calories
3Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
85Sodium (mg)
12Carbohydrates (g)
<1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)

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  April 17, 2012

Loved this biscotti recipe. I made it for the Christmas holidays and drizzled a little white chocolate on the top to give as gifts. Everyone really enjoyed them. My husband and I are big lovers of most biscotti recipes.

— says Gail
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