Almond Biscotti

Almond Biscotti
(Adapted from
Makes: About 2 1/2 - 3 dozen

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1 cup butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp almond extract or Amaretto
3 cups flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup chopped, blanched almonds


1. Preheat oven to 300 F.

2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time and beat until combined. Add the extracts and beat.

3. Combine the flour, powder and salt in a separate bowl. Mix in the flour mixture, a little at a time until combined. Stir in the almonds.

4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

5. Divide the dough in half and form each half into a rectangle, place onto the baking sheet.

6. Bake for 35 minutes. Remove to wire racks and let sit 15 minutes. Increase the oven to 325 F.

7. Transfer the biscotti to a cutting board and slice into about 3/4 inch slices. Place on baking sheet.

8. Bake for 10 minutes; flip and bake another 10 minutes.


baili said...

oh this one is my most favorite dear rain :)
thank you soo much !

Rain said...

It's really nice Baili, and the biscotti keeps many weeks on the counter!

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Thanks Rain for this post as we were just talking about making biscotti which we haven't done in many years, but it's hot chocolate time now so....

Rain said...

Oh yes Dorothy! Hot chocolate and biscotti go so well together!! You're welcome! :)