Last updated 6/12/2012 1:08:40 AM. Recipe ID 35277. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Bill's biscotti
Yield: 24 Servings
1 c Butter or margarine;
-softened, (2 sticks)
1 1/2 c Sugar
4 lg Eggs
1 tb Anise extract
1 tb Amaretto; more to taste
5 c Flour
1 tb Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
2 ts Orange peel; grated
Heat oven to 375F.
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar; add eggs, amaretto and
extract and beat until light and fluffy.
Mix together remaining ingredients and gradually incorporate into
liquid mixture, initially with mixer and finally by hand. Dough will
Place half of dough on oiled waxed-paper and roll into a log; unwrap
on to lightly oiled baking sheet; vegetable spray works well for
oiling both waxed-paper and baking sheet. Repeat with other half of
dough. Final shaping can be done with an oiled spatula; rolls will
tend to flatten. Bake until lightly browned, 20 to 25 minutes.
Remove from oven and cool 10 minutes. Slice logs diagonally about 1/2
inch thick. Place slices on baking sheets and return to oven, baking
for 10 minutes at 300F; turn pieces and bake an additional 10 minutes.
For extra dry and crisp cookies, turn off heat and leave in oven until
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