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Auntie Flo's Biscotti Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Maime Lacenere
Added: Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 eggs
2 cups sugar
4 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. anise
4 cups flour
2 heaping (wooden) spoons Crisco shortening
1/2 stick butter
chopped almonds(optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Mix eggs, sugar, vanilla, anise until the sugar is dissolved. Mix in Crisco and (soft or melted) butter until absorbed into mix. Add baking powder to flour then add almonds if desired.
Mix wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
Form loaves probably 6 inches by 3 inches.
Glaze top of each loaf with milk.
Bake in 325 oven for 15 minutes. It may take a little longer. Check each loaf with a toothpick to be sure it's baked.
Allow the loaves to cool. Cut each loaf into cookies approximately 3/4 inch wide. Use a serrated knife.
Toast each cookie(both sides) under the broiler until lightly browned.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 or 7 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
couple hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Marci and Dave,
I've had many fun hours baking Auntie Flo's cookies, many with her. She'd be very happy to be sharing her recipe with so many others. Enjoy!

 

 

 

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