Cranberry Almond Biscotti

Carmella Marie

By
@GaiaLove

My recipe won 2nd place at the Annual 2011 Cranberry Fest Cook Off
held in Eagle River Wisconsin


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Ingredients

2 3/4 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
5 tbs. orange juice plus 1/2 cup
4 tbs. cornstarch
1 cup sugar plus 2 tbs.
2 tbs. canola oil
1 tsp. almond extract
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup dried cranberries
1 cup sliced almonds

MAKES ABOUT 45 COOKIES

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in bowl.
2
Whisk together 5 Tbs. orange juice and cornstarch in bowl; set aside. Beat 1 cup sugar, remaining 1/2 cup orange juice, oil and extracts until fluffy. Beat in cornstarch mixture, then flour mixture. Fold in cranberries and almonds.
3
Shape into 2 logs on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake 35 minutes, or until light brown. Cool 15 minutes on baking sheet. Slice into 1/2-inch thick slices. Return slices to baking sheet, and bake 20 minutes more, or until browned and crisp.
4
* Drizzle with melted dark or white chocolate for a special treat. I use Ghirardelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate

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