Cocoa Almond Biscotti
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Biscotti are intensely crunchy Italian cookies. We think they're perfect for dunking into a cup of hot coffee!
What You'll Need
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 1/2 tablespoons Kahlua or cooled strong coffee
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons cocoa
- 1 (6-ounce) can whole almonds
What to Do
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
- In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar at medium speed of an electric beater until light and fluffy. Add eggs, beating well. Stir in Kahlua or coffee.
- In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and cocoa; add to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Stir in almonds. Divide dough in half; using floured hands, shape each portion into a 2- x 9-inch log on prepared baking sheet.
- Bake 28 to 30 minutes or until firm. Cool on baking sheet 5 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool.
- Cut each log diagonally into 3/4-inch-thick slices with a serrated knife, using a gentle sawing motion. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
- Bake 5 minutes. Turn cookies over; bake 5 to 6 additional minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.