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Gingerbread Biscotti

Posted by on Dec. 8, 2012 at 2:25 PM
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       Gingerbread Biscotti

                    Gingerbread Biscotti Recipe

Fresh ginger delivers a bit of spice to this traditional Italian cookie. Gingerbread Biscotti are perfect with a warm cup of joe, spiced cider, or hot chocolate.

Yield: Makes about 2 1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened 
  • 1/2 cup sugar 
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • large eggs 
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup whole almonds 
  • 1/2½ cup chopped crystallized ginger
  • 8 ounces white chocolate, melted 

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 375°. Beat butter with an electric mixer at medium speed until creamy. Gradually add sugars, beating well. Beat in eggs.
  2. 2. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients; add to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Stir in almonds and crystallized ginger.
  3. 3. Divide dough in half. Using floured hands, shape each portion into a log 3 inches wide and 1 inch high. Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  4. 4. Bake 25 minutes. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to a wire rack, and set aside until cool to the touch. Reduce oven temperature to 325°.
  5. 5. Cut each log crosswise into 1/2-inch slices with a serrated knife. Place slices on ungreased cookie sheets.
  6. 6. Bake 7 minutes; turn cookies over, and bake 7 more minutes. Cool completely on wire racks.
  7. 7. Dip ends of biscotti in melted white chocolate. Place biscotti on wax paper until chocolate hardens.
by on Dec. 8, 2012 at 2:25 PM
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snuggiewoogie
by on Dec. 8, 2012 at 8:56 PM

 Where's the coffee to go with these? :)

MamaMandee
by Mandee on Dec. 8, 2012 at 9:29 PM
1 mom liked this
In the chicken recipe lmao

Quoting snuggiewoogie:

 Where's the coffee to go with these? :)

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