anise biscotti

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By K Woolsey
from GRASS VALLEY, CA

My mom's favorite. This goes out to her every Christmas and Mother's Day

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 48
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For anise biscotti

  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 4
    eggs
  • 4 1/2 c c
    all purpose flour ( i use 1/2 white 1/2 whole wheat)
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/3 c
    brandy (anise brandy will give it an anise punch)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    anise extract
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp
    anise or fennel seeds

How To Make anise biscotti

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 F
  • 2
    Beat sugar butter and oil until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  • 3
    Combine brandy, anise and vanilla in a cup. Combine flour and baking powder in a bowl. Alternate adding the dry and wet ingredients to the butter mixture. Stir until just mixed. Add anise seed and stir until blended.
  • 4
    Form dough into two flattened half round logs about 2"x 12" and bake at 350F for about 30 minutes until slightly browned and firm. Let cool completely.
  • 5
    Cut logs on the diagonal into strips about 3/4" wide. Bake strips at 300F for 10 minutes. Turn strips over and bake for another 10 minutes until dry and slightly browned.

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