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chocolate chocolate chip biscotti

Recipe by
Crystal ~
Somewhere, IL

Biscotti may take a little time to make, but is fairly easy to do. Biscotti makes a nice gift or a tasty treat with a relaxing cup of coffee or tea.

yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate chocolate chip biscotti

  • 2½ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweeten cocoa
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup butter,softened (1 stick--use real butter)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract (or almond, if you prefer)
  • 2 jumbo eggs, or 3 medium eggs
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped finely (i use a food processor) note: use walnuts, almonds, hazelnut, or any kind you like)
  • 1 cup of semi-sweet mini chocolate chips, or dark regular chocolate chips

How To Make chocolate chocolate chip biscotti

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • 2
    Have ingredients at room temperature. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  • 3
    In a medium bowl, combine and whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add in the finely chopped nuts and chocolate chips; mix together to combine.
  • 4
    In a large mixing bowl, add the eggs, softened butter, and vanilla extract. Beat mixture until smooth and creamy, about 2 minutes.
  • 5
    Stir the flour mixture into the cream mixture; mixing until combined. Divide dough in half.
  • 6
    Lay the dough on a slightly floured surface. With floured hands, shape dough into a log that will fit on your cookie sheet....10x2 or 13x2.5. Measurements doesn't have to be exact. Transfer the log onto the prepared baking sheet and shape it up a bit more. Repeat with other half of dough. Set logs 2-3 inches apart on the baking sheet.
  • 7
    Bake for 25 minutes. Remove the cookie sheet from the oven and cool it on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Reduce oven heat to 275 degrees.
  • 8
    Gently move one log at a time onto a cutting board. With an electric knife, cut each log into 3/4 inch slices diagonally. Place slices back onto the parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • 9
    Bake the sliced biscotti at 275 degrees for 10 minutes, turn them over and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • 10
    Remove biscotti from cookie sheet to a wire rack and cool completely until hard and crispy.
  • 11
    Store in a air tight container.

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