Anise Biscotti

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Nutritional Information

Calories 72
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Fat 2.1 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.6 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 1.6 g
Carbohydrate 11.6 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 30 mg
Calcium 10 mg


2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons anise seeds
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 eggs, lightly beaten
Vegetable cooking spray
1 teaspoon water
1 egg white, lightly beaten
1 1/2 tablespoons turbinado sugar


Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine oil, vanilla, and eggs, and add to flour mixture, stirring until well-blended.

Turn dough out onto a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; shape dough into a 12-inch-long roll, and flatten to 1/2-inch thickness. Combine water and egg white; stir well. Brush over dough.

Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Remove from baking sheet to a wire rack, and let cool. Slice roll diagonally into 26 (1/2-inch) slices. Place slices, cut sides down, on a baking sheet. Brush slices with egg white mixture, and sprinkle evenly with turbinado sugar. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until dry. Let cool on wire racks.

Note: 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar may be substituted for the 1 1/2 tablespoons turbinado sugar.

Marion Pedalino Gerard,

Cooking Light

May 1995
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