|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 9g||11%|
|Saturated Fat 3g||17%|
|Total Carbohydrate 27g||10%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||4%|
|Total Sugars 13g|
|Vitamin C 0mg||0%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
Biscotti...an oblong-shaped, crispy, crunchy cookie that is scrumptious dipped in coffee, espresso, tea, or Vin Santo. Just the thought of eating one of these is mouthwatering. These Double Anise Biscotti can be made easily at home, and you can have them right there on-hand available for you to indulge in this amazing treat anytime. They're not overly sweet, and the anise flavor is subtle. These biscotti are sure to become a favorite in your house.
A take on the classic traditional Italian biscotti, these cookies have lightly toasted slivered almonds mixed into the dough. Simply shape the biscotti into a log, bake, slice after cooling, and bake the slices of biscotti for a few minutes more.
This double anise biscotti makes a great cookie to give away as holiday gifts to friends, family, and coworkers. Put them in a gift box for the ultimate edible gift.
Gather the ingredients.
Preheat to 350 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt with a wire whisk.
Using an electric mixer or stand mixer with a paddle attachment, cream the sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
Add eggs in one at a time.
Mix in the anise extract and ground seeds.
Gradually add in flour mixture until well combined.
Add and hand-stir almonds.
Divide dough in half. Shape into logs or any desired shape and place on sheet.
Bake until golden brown, about 30 minutes, and cool completely—about 25 minutes.
Slice logs diagonally. Discard parchment and place log slices cut-side down on the baking sheet. Bake for 12 minutes. Turn and bake for another 8 minutes or until just beginning to color.
Serve and enjoy with coffee or tea.
- Leave the almonds out if you want.
- Make up a variety of biscotti to have an assortment to put in gift boxes.
How to Store and Freeze
- This biscotti can be prepared and kept for up to one week. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
- Biscotti may be kept wrapped in freezer-safe plastic wrap and frozen for up to a month.
What does Biscotti mean?
Biscotti is an Italian word that means twice cooked in English.