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Chocolate Anise Biscotti Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
laura cox
Added: Saturday, April 12, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. all-purpose flour
1 1/2 t. baking powder
1/4 t. salt
3/4 c. sugar
1/2 c. unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 t. ground anise seed
2 large eggs
1 c. semisweet or milk chocolate chunks

Directions:
Directions:
Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. In a separate bowl
beat sugar, butter, and anise seed to blend. Beat in eggs
one at a time.Add flour mixture and stir to combine. Stir in
chocolate chunks.
Form the dough into a 16" long, 3"wide log.Transfer to prepared cookie sheet. Bake until light golden, about 30 minutes at 350 degrees.Cool on baking sheet for 30 minutes. Next cut on diagonal into 1/2" slices. Arrange cookies cut side down on baking sheet and bake again
until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Transfer biscotti to a cooling rack. Store airtight at room temperature.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
makes 2 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Wish I could say this was my own recipe. Alas, it is Giada's. It is so easy.....and great with a cup of coffee any time of the day!

 

 

 

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