Orange Almond Biscotti I Recipe
- 1 cup white sugar
- ½ cup butter, softened
- 1 tablespoon orange zest (optional)
- 2 eggs
- 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ⅓ cup blanched slivered almonds
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 2: Beat sugar, butter or margarine, orange peel and eggs in large bowl. Stir in flour, baking powder, salt and almonds.
step 3: Shape half of dough at a time into rectangle, 10 x 3 inches, on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake about 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on cookie sheet for 15 minutes.
step 4: Cut crosswise into 1/2 inch slices. Place slices cut sides down on cookie sheet. Bake about 15 minutes or until crisp and light brown. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.