Christmas Biscotti Recipe

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Christmas Biscotti

Hope Bolen

By
@HopeB

My family likes to have these waiting on them on Christmas morning with a cup of hot chocolate before seeing what suprises await us.....


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
4
large eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
dried cherries
1 c
pecans, in pieces
colored sugar - optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350' and spray a cookie sheet with butter flavored cooking spray (or whatever you like)
2
Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add 3 eggs and vanilla and beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Next mix in the cherries and the pecans.
3
Once completley mixed, put dough out onto a floured cutting board and divide the dough in halves. Shape each half into the shape of a slender log. Mix the remaining egg up & brush over top of the dough....sprinkle the colored sugar over that and bake for about 35 minutes.
4
Take out of the oven and place on a wire cooling rack...lower the oven to 325'...once cooled place on a clean cutting board and cut the logs into 1 inch diagonal pieces and lay them back onto the cookie sheet and bake for another 7 - 8 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Put on a wire cooling rack & cool completley....can be stored in an air tight container on the counter for about 1 week....

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy