BUTTER PECAN BISCOTTI

Chris T.

By
@chrisb64

I love biscotti and this recipe is very easy since it starts with a cake mix and biscotti is always much lower in fat than cookies so it's a win/win for me.


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Serves:

2 dozen pieces

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

1 box
pillsbury moist supreme yellow premiumcake mix(18.25oz)
2 large
eggs
3 Tbsp
butter,melted
1 Tbsp
water
1/4 tsp
almond extract
1/2 c
pecans,finely chopped
no stick cooking spray

FOR TOP AFTER BISCOTTI IS BAKED AND THEN COOLED COMPLETELY

1/2 c
white baking chips(or white bark chopped up)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
BLEND cake mix, eggs, butter, water and almond extract in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed until evenly moistened. Stir in pecans. Cover and chill at least 2 hours.
2
HEAT oven to 325°F. Coat two baking sheets with no-stick cooking spray. Divide dough in half on lightly floured surface. Shape each half into a 14 x 1 1/2-inch loaf. Place on prepared baking sheets.
3
BAKE 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown and slightly firm. Cool 5 minutes. With sharp serrated knife, cut loaves diagonally into 3/4-inch thick slices. Place cut side down on same baking sheets.
4
BAKE 15 to 20 minutes longer or until lightly browned, turning halfway through baking time. Remove from baking sheets to wire racks to cool completely.
5
PLACE baking chips in 1-quart heavy duty resealable plastic bag. Microwave on HIGH 20 to 30 seconds or until melted and smooth when kneaded. Cut off small bottom corner of bag. Drizzle lightly over biscotti. Let stand 15 minutes or until chocolate is set. Store in airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Hashtags: #pecan, #lowfat, #Biscotti