Italian biscotti

Harborside House

23 Gregory Street , Marblehead, MA 01945-3241 USA


  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
  • 1 chopped almonds or walnuts
  • 1 grated orange peel
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar


  1. Mix all ingredients in large bowl. Mix well, kneading dough so it is compact (no holes). Form batter into two long rolls, about 2-4” in diameter.
  2. Bake rolls at 350 degrees on ungreased cookie sheet (insulated type works best) for 20 minutes. Take out. Let cool slightly
  3. . Remove rolls carefully to cutting surface and slice diagonally ½”” thick. Lay pieces cut side down on cookie sheets and bake for additional 15 minutes (lightly browned.)
  4. OPTIONAL: Dip one end of cooled cookies in melted chocolate. Yum!
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Italian biscotti