biscotti

Ingredients:

  • 1-3/4 cups of all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup whole unblanched almonds
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1-1/2 tsp grated orange rind
  • 1 eggs white, lightly beatened

Directions:

In large bowl, combine flour and baking powder; stir in almonds. Whisk together eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla, almond extract adn orange rind; stir into flour mixture until soft, sticky dough forms.
Transfer dough to lightly floured work surface; with hands, form into smooth ball. Transfer to an ungreased baking sheet and form into a log. Brush tops with egg white and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees F.
Remove from oven and let cool on a rack for 5 minutes. On a cutting board cut diagonally into 3/4 inch slices. Back for 20 minutes long or until golden brown. Remove biscotti to rack and let cool.