Italian Holiday Biscotti Recipe

holidaybiscotti

holidaybiscotti

Holiday Biscotti

Ingredients:

• 1/2 cup maraschino cherry (chopped)

• 1 tbsp Orange Zest (finely shredded)

• 1/2 cup mixed dried Fruit

• 1/2 cup Butter

• 2-1/2 cups Baking Powder

• 3 cups All-Purpose Flour

• 1 cup Sugar

• 2 large Eggs

• 1 Egg Yolk

• 1 Egg White

• 1 tbsp Sugar

Directions:

1• Take butter in a large bowl and beat it using an electric mixer on a medium to high speed for about 40 seconds.

2• Add sugar, baking powder. Again beat thoroughly to mix them well.

3• Now beat in whole eggs and egg yolk.

4• Beat in the flour as much as possible with the mixture.

5• Stir in remaining flour, mix dried fruits, and orange peel with a spoon and divide the dough in half.

6• Shape each half into an 11x2x1 inch loaf. Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet and stir together egg white and 1 tsp. water.

7• Brush over dough. Sprinkle with 1 tbsp. sugar.

8• Bake in a 375F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or till light brown. Cool on sheet for 1 hour and then cut each loaf diagonally into 1/2-inch slices.

9• Place the slices with their cut side up on an ungreased cookie sheet.

10• Bake in a 325F oven for 10 minutes. Turn slices over and bake 10 to 13 minutes more or till crisp. Cool on wire racks.

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