Christmas Recipes

Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Yield: 36 servings, 1 cookie each


  • 1 1/2 packages (12 squares) Baker's Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate, coarsely chopped, divided
  • 2 cups all-purpose 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* a large baking sheet.
  2. Reserve 1/2 cup of the chocolate. Microwave remaining chocolate in small microwavable bowl on HIGH for 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, one 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.


* For best results, use our Pan Release!

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.


Per serving: Calories 130 Total fat 6g Saturated fat 2.5g Cholesterol 20mg Sodium 55mg Carbohydrate 17g Dietary fiber 1g Sugars 10g Protein 2g

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


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Kraft Heinz Company

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