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Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Chocolate Almond Biscotti


  • 1 1/2 packages (12 squares) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate, coarsely chopped, divided
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons CALUMET Baking Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup PLANTERS Slivered Almonds, toasted


  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly grease and flour large baking sheet.
  2. Reserve 1/2 cup of the chocolate. Microwave remaining chocolate in small microwavable bowl on HIGH 2 minutes. Stir until chocolate is completely melted; cool slightly.
  3. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl; set aside.
  4. Beat butter and sugars in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
  5. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Blend in melted chocolate and vanilla extract.
  6. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well after each addition.
  7. Stir in almonds.
  8. Divide dough in half. On floured board, shape each half into 10 x 2-inch log. Place, 2 inches apart, on prepared baking sheet.
  9. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  10. Cool on baking sheet 15 minutes.
  11. Place logs on cutting board; diagonally cut each log into 18 slices using serrated knife. Place slices, cut sides down, on baking sheet.
  12. Bake an additional 20 minutes, turning biscotti over after 10 minutes.
  13. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  14. Melt reserved chocolate as directed on package. Drizzle over biscotti.
  15. Let stand until chocolate is firm.

Yield: 36 servings, 1 cookie each

Storage Know-How: Store in tightly covered container up to 2 weeks.

Great Substitute: Prepare as directed, using 1 package (12 ounces) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chunks.

Nutritional Information: Calories 130 Total fat 6 g Saturated fat 2.5 g Cholesterol 20 mg Sodium 55 mg Carbohydrate 17 g Dietary fiber 1 g Sugars 10 g Protein 2 g Vitamin A

0 %DV Vitamin C 0 %DV Calcium 2 %DV Iron 6 %DV

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