Be sure to let the cookie logs cool after the first bake so they slice cleanly and don't crumble.

Deb Wise
Recipe by Cooking Light November 2015

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Credit: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mindi Shapiro and Amanda Widis

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 50 mins
Yield:
Serves 22 (serving size: 1 biscotti)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325°.

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  • To prepare biscotti, place granulated sugar, molasses, 2 teaspoons vanilla, and 2 eggs in the bowl of a stand mixer; beat at high speed until ribbons fall from beaters (about 6 minutes).

  • Weigh or lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups and spoons; level with a knife. Combine flours and next 5 ingredients (through baking powder) in a bowl; stir with a whisk. Add flour mixture to egg mixture; beat at low speed just until combined. Divide dough in half; place halves on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. With lightly floured hands, shape each half into an 8 x 4-inch loaf. Lightly beat remaining egg in a bowl; brush tops and sides of loaves with egg. Bake at 325° for 35 minutes or until golden brown. Remove loaves from baking sheet, and cool 10 minutes on a wire rack.

  • Reduce oven temperature to 275°.

  • Cut each loaf diagonally into 11 (1/2-inch) slices; place slices, cut sides down, on baking sheet. Bake at 275° for 20 minutes, turning slices over after 10 minutes. Remove from pan, and cool completely on wire rack.

  • To prepare icing, combine powdered sugar, milk, and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla; stir with a whisk until smooth. Drizzle icing over biscotti; let stand until icing sets. Store biscotti in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

115 calories; fat 0.8g; saturated fat 0.2g; mono fat 0.2g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 21mg; iron 1mg; sodium 73mg; calcium 22mg.
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