Hey, You Want a Biscotti?

15 Nov

If you think you don’t like biscotti, you probably do.  This recipe offers melt-in-your-mouth, crunchy, and nutty cookies.

Dip them in coffee.

Or dunk them in red wine 😛

They are addictive!

Adapted for Flat Belly Diet dieters.

Almond Biscotti


1 ¼ c whole wheat flour                           ¼ granulated sugar

1 tsp baking powder                                   3 tbsp dark brown sugar

¼ tsp salt                                                       1 tsp vanilla extract

1 egg                                                                  ½ tsp almond extract

¼ c canola oil                                               1 ½ c ground almonds

¼ c water


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Mix the flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. Whisk the egg, oil, water, granulated sugar, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and almond extract in a small bowl.  Stir in the almonds.
  4. Pour wet ingredients over the dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Shape into a 1” thick loaf on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake until golden brown and firm, for 30 to 45 minutes.
  7. Let cool for 10 minutes and slice into 1” thick pieces.
  8. Arrange cut side up on the baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes longer.
  9. Transfer to a rack to cool fully.

2 Responses to “Hey, You Want a Biscotti?”

  1. Melisa R November 16, 2012 at 10:08 pm #

    This looks tasty!

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