SCARY GOOD DARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BISCOTTI

Lora DiGs

By
@ansky714

OK ITS A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK N HUBBY WANTS COOKIES N I HAVE TIME AND I HAVE A HANKERN FOR SOMETHING CHOCOLATE NO SOMETHING VERY VERY CHOCOLATY SO DARK CHOCOLATE BISCOTTI WAS THE FIX THAT WAS NEEDD...CAME OUT VERY GOOD N SATIFIED MY CHOCOLATE URGE...AND THE HUSBAND INHALED QUITE A FEW ;)....ENJOY :)


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Serves:

MINE MADE 16 COOKIES

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
dark chocolate chips....divided
2 c
flour
1/4 c
dark chocolate cocoa powdr
1 1/2 tsp
bakn powder
1/4 tsp
bakn soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
lt brown sugar
1/4 c
butter, softnd
1/2 tsp
each. vanilla n almond extract
3 large
eggs
1/2 c
almonds, chopd fine n lightlytoastd
1/2 c
mini chocolate chips
2 tsp
espresso powdr

Directions Step-By-Step

1
MICROWAVE ON 50% POWER I CUP OF DARK CHOCOLATE CHIPS N STIR EVERY 20 SECONDS FOR 1 MINUTE OR UNTIL ALMOST MELTD....STIR TO FINISH MELTN THEN COOL TO ROOM TEMP.
2
IN A MED SIZD BOWL COMBINE FLOUR, COCOA POWDR, BAKN POWDR, BAKN SODA, SALT N ESSPRESSO POWDR ...SET ASIDE
3
IN MIXN BOWL BEAT SUGARS, BUTTER, VANILLA N ALMOND EXTRACTS UNTIL SLIGHTLY MIXD. ADD EGGS ONE AT A TIME N MIXN WELL AFTR EACH EGG...NOW MIX IN MELTD CHOCOLATE.
4
GRADUALLY MIX IN FLOUR MIXTURE N STIR IN ALMONDS N MINI CHOCOLATE CHIPS ;). CHILL FOR 15 MINUTES....FOR EASIER HANDLN
5
SHAPE THE DOUGH INTO TWO 3" x 1" HIGH LOAVES...WITH FLOURD HANDS N PLACE ON A PARCHMENT LINED LARGE BAKN SHEET.
6
BAKE IN A PREHEATED 325 OVEN FOR 45 MIN.....REMOVE FROM OVEN N LET PAN COOL ON A COOLN RACK FOR 15 MINUTES
7
WITH A SERRATED KNIFE CUT INTO 3/4" SLICES N TURN EACH COOKIE ONTO ITS SIDE ...CAREFULLY !! BAKE AGAIN FOR 10 MINUTES. FLIP N BAKE ADDITIONAL 10 MINUTES OR UNTIL DRY ....COOL ON COOLN RACK TO COOL COOMPLETELY.
8
NOW FOR THE DIPPN N DECORATN ....OPTIONAL ;)
MELT OTHER 1 CUP OF DARK CHOCOLATE CHIPS N TAKE BISCOTTI N DIP TOP INTO MELTD CHOCOLATE...AT THIS POINT REFRIGERATE TILL HARDND....N ENJOY :)
OR GO A BIT FURTHER N MELT SOME WHITE CHOCOLATE N USE A COUPLE OF DROPS FOOD COLORING OF UR CHOICE OR USE WILTON BRAND MELTING DISCS N NUKE THEM. THEN SPOON INTO A SMALL SANDWICH BAG N SNIP CORNER N DECORATE....EITHER WAY DELICIOUS...ENJOY!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom