- Cooking Time:
- Preparation Time:
- 1?2 Cupbutter
- 3?4 Cup sugar
- 2 lg. eggs
- 3 Cup flour
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1?2 Tbsp. baking powder
- 1 1?4 tsp. cloves
- 1 1?4 tsp. cinnamon
- 3/8 cup (or 6 TBS) unsweetened cocoa powder
- 3 oz. of very strong cold coffee
- 3?4 cup chopped hazelnuts or walnuts or pecans or almonds
- (whatever you prefer)
- Cream butter and sugar, add eggs, mix well.
- Mix in the cocoa powder until well blended.
- Mix in the cold coffee.
- Put in flour (don’t mix yet) and on top of the flour, put in the baking powder, salt, cloves, cinnamon.
- Mix well. (if dough is too crumbly, add some drops of coffee until it holds together.)
- Mix in the nuts. (remember, any dough made with coffee has a kind of shiny tacky feel)
- Spray a large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
- Press dough on tray and make a rectangle (all the dough at once on the tray) about 1” thick
- Bake 350º for 1?2 hour.
- Cut 1” wide biscottis - vertical.
- Then return to the oven at 300 for another 20 min.
- Turn oven down to 200º and leave them in a couple hours until they are completely dried out.
- Melt white chocolate according to the package instructions (2 oz should do it but more or less according to your taste.
- Store in an airtight container.
- Lasts a couple weeks!
NotesI haven't yet made these but the recipe is very similar to one I have made.
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