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Easy Blonde Biscotti Cookies With Almonds

by Nellie

This blonde biscotti with almonds is so delicious and easy to make! These biscotti cookies are great with your morning coffee or tea!

What is biscotti?

Biscotti is a type of Italian cookie that is twice-baked and typically made with almonds. This recipe for blonde biscotti with almonds is so easy to make and only requires a few simple ingredients!

What makes biscotti so popular?

Biscotti is popular because it is a very versatile cookie. It can be enjoyed with morning coffee or tea, as an afternoon snack, or even as a dessert! Biscotti also keeps well and can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

What are the different variations of biscotti?

There are many different variations of biscotti, including chocolate-dipped, fruit-filled, and even savory versions. The possibilities are endless with your favorite add-ins! The thick slices of sticky dough make some awesome classic italian cookies.

Can you make this easy biscotti recipe with cake mix?

Yes, you can absolutely make biscotti with cake mix! Simply follow the directions below and substitute the cake mix for the flour in this recipe.

What ingredients do you need for this biscotti recipe?

  • 1 (15oz) white cake mix
  • 2/3 cup all purpose
  • 1 cup almond slivers, toasted and cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla extract 

What does almond biscotti taste like?

Biscotti has a slightly sweet and nutty flavor that goes perfectly with morning coffee or tea. The toasted almonds in this recipe give the biscotti a nice crunch, while the vanilla extract adds a touch of sweetness.

Should biscotti be soft or hard?

Biscotti should be hard. This is what gives biscotti its signature crunch. If your biscotti is too soft, it means that it was not baked long enough.

How do you store biscotti?

Biscotti can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.

You have have this homemade biscotti with a glass of milk or hot chocolate for the holiday season! It’s a basic biscotti recipe that is one of my personal favorites.

This easy recipe for crunchy biscotti is great for the cookie jar.

Enjoy!

Easy Blonde Biscotti Cookies With Almonds
Yield: 4 cookies

Easy Blonde Biscotti Cookies With Almonds

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 27 minutes
Total Time: 47 minutes

T´╗┐his yummy biscotti recipe is great for the holidays or anytime!

Ingredients

  • 1 (15oz) white cake mix
  • 2/3 cup all purpose
  • 1 cup almond slivers, toasted and cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350
  2. Add 1 cup slivered almonds to a clean pan and lightly toast for about 2 mins (just until fragrant but not browning)
  3. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  4. In a large bowl combine cake mix, ap flour, butter, vanilla and eggs
  5. Dough may be slightly crumbly.
  6. Add in almond and knead the dough until it comes together.
  7. Split into two logs
  8. On a parchment lined baking sheet Flatten each half into a 12*24 log.
  9. Leave about 3 inches between each log
  10. Bake for 25 mins or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  11. Cool on cookie sheets for 20 mins.
  12. Remove from parchment and place on cutting board.
  13. Slice diagonally with a sweater knife each piece about 1/2 inch wide.
  14. Flip the slices cut side down.
  15. Place back in oven for 10 mins or until bottoms are golden brown.
  16. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 mins
  17. Transfer to cookie rack and let cool completely.
  18. Dip ends in chocolate or serve as is.
  19. Store in airtight container.

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