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Aunt Jean's Almond Biscotti Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Aunt Jean
Added: Saturday, July 19, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp. anise seeds
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 stick butter, room temperature
1 c. sugar
1 tsp. grated orange zest
2 eggs
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. almond extract
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped almonds
1/2 c. golden raisins

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325F.
1. Combine flour, anise seeds, baking powder and salt in bowl.
2. Beat butter, sugar and orange zest until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Add vanilla and almond extract.
3. Gradually beat in the flour mixture. Stir in almonds and raisins.
4. Form dough into 2 logs about 1 1/2"wide by 14" long. Put on a baking sheet about 3" apart. Bake at 325F until golden brown, or about 45 minutes.
5. Cool; reduce oven temperature to 250F. Cut logs into 1/2" slices and put cut side up (or on edges) on the baking sheet. Bake until dried, about 30 to 40 minutes.

 

 

 

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