Anise Biscotti di Prato
With a cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate a great cool weather snack.
Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper or foil.
Combine brandy, anise extract and vanilla in a small bowl or measuring cup. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
Drop dough by spoonfuls onto prepared sheet, forming two 2 x 13-inch long strips on each sheet. Smooth dough into logs with moistened fingertips.
Cut cooled logs on the diagonal into 3/4-inch thick slices using a serrated knife. Place slices on cookie sheets.
Biscotti will last for a month or so in an airtight container.