Peppermint Biscotti

Kathy W


Pepperminty Christmas version of one of my favorite cookies to make.


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3 1/2 - 4 dozen
1 Hr
1 Hr 15 Min


  • 1 stick
  • 1 c
  • 3 large
  • 1 tsp
    peppermint extract
  • 4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    crushed peppermint pieces, divided
  • 1 c
    coating coating dark chocolate

How to Make Peppermint Biscotti


  1. mix together flour, salt and baking powder and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. in a large mixing bowl,cream together butter and sugar until smooth.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well each addition.
  5. Add extract, mix well.
  6. Add flour mixture, about a third at a time, mixing well after each addition. Then mix in 3/4 cup of the peppermint pieces. The dough will be stiff.
  7. Divide cough into 2 equal pieces. On a parchment lined cookie sheet, form each one into a 15" x 4" rectangle.
  8. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and carefully place each rectangle on a cooling rack. Cool 10 minutes.
  9. When cool, cut each loaf diagonally into 3/4 inch slices.
  10. Reduce oven to 325 degrees. Place slices on baking sheets and bake 10 minutes, turn and bake another 10 minutes, or until just golden. remove to rack and cool completely.
  11. When cookies are cooled, melt chocolate in a microwave safe bowl per package directions. Spread chocolate on one side of each cookie, then sprinkle with remaining peppermint pieces. Let set until set.

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About Peppermint Biscotti

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian

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