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Aunt Grace's Anise Biscotti Recipe

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This recipe for Aunt Grace's Anise Biscotti, by , is from The DiSalvatore Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Aunt Jo
Added: Wednesday, July 2, 2008


8 eggs
2 cups sugar
1 c. oil
1/2 c. milk
Anise oil (1/2 of a tiny bottle or 1/4 of a large bottle)
5 cups flour, sifted
4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt (or less)
Optional: minced nuts (almonds or pecans)

Preheat oven to 350F.
1. Beat 8 eggs in a bowl and add sugar, oil, milk, and anise oil. Mix well.
2. Add sifted flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix with a wooden spoon. Add more flour if needed.
3. Make a row of dough on one cookie sheet; or you can place 2 rows of dough on one cookie sheet making sure they don't touch eachother, or the edges of the cookie sheet. Each row of dough should be formed into 2 "logs", 1 1/2" wide by 14" long. Place about 3" apart.
4. Bake at 350F for 30 minutes, or until brown.
5. Remove from oven and cut logs into 1/2" slice and put cut-side up on cookie sheet. Turn oven down to 250F and brown on both sides about 10 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a more simple recipe for biscotti.




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