SCARY GOOD DARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BISCOTTI

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Lora DiGs

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@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 :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
MINE MADE 16 COOKIES
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make SCARY GOOD DARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BISCOTTI

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!

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About SCARY GOOD DARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BISCOTTI

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




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