Toasted Sesame and Fig Biscotti

Tiffany Bannworth

By
@MissAnubis

I find this delightful addition to any coffee or tea break. These are very good with Darjeeling. You may even dip in a Honey Vanilla Glaze. Extraordinary!


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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
dried figs, diced
1 3/4 c
water
1/4 stick
butter, unsalted
2 3/4 c
flour
3/4 c
sugar
3/4 c
dark brown sugar
1 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
vanilla
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
ginger
2
eggs
1/2 c
dried figs, diced
non-stick olive oil spray
wax paper
1/4 c
large grain, coarse sugar
1 Tbsp
red or purple crystal sugar
2 Tbsp
sesame seeds

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325.
2
In a small pot, I prefer Corningware, place water, butter, and 3/4 cup of figs. Heat on medium with a lid until figs plump, but there is still liquid.
3
Place pot contents in blender, liquefy.
4
Place all ingredients, but sesame, coarse sugar, and red or purple sugar in a mixing bowl and pour in liquefied figs. Beat for 3 minutes.
5
Add dried figs and blend for an additional minute.
6
Take two cookie sheets, line with wax paper, and spray with non-stick spray.
7
Take half the batter and spoon onto cookie sheet into a 3in x 8in rectangle. Smooth to desired shape with spoon. Repeat on second cookie sheet with other half of batter.
8
Place in oven for 12 minutes.
9
Remove and allow to cool for 5.
10
Then cut into 1in strips or your desired size biscotti.
11
Change wax paper and respray.
12
Place on side and bake for 5 minutes. Flip biscotti and repeat.
13
It you prefer crunchier, leave in for 7 minutes.
14
Allow to cool and enjoy.