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Biscotti di Prato Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Friedmann
Added: Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup toasted almonds or mix almonds & macadamia
2 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup plus 2 TBS sugar
1 tsp baking soda
3 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp almond extract

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350F. Toast nuts 8 to 10 minutes. Set aside to cool. Reduce heat in oven to 300F. Combine flour,sugar, baking soda and salt in a bowl. in another bowl whisk the eggs, vanilla and almond extract. Add the dry ingredients and nuts to egg mixture, Divide dough in half, with floured hands shape each half into a 12 by 1 1/4 inch log. Place on slightly greased baking sheet leaving 2 inches between logs. Bake until nicely browned about 50 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack. Reduce oven temperature to 275F. Cool for 5 minutes then carefully cut diagonal slices that are about 1/2 inches thick. Place bake on baking sheet. Return to oven and bake; turning once, until cookies are dry and golden. about 20 to 25 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack and cool. Options/ dip ends in melted white or dark chocolate.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
40 cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 1/2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great with coffee. Makes a nice gift.

 

 

 

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