LIGHT AND HEALTHY CHAI BISCOTTI
Light and Healthy Chai Biscotti
- Cooking Time: 60
- Servings: 30-40
- Preparation Time: 10
- 2 2/3 c whole wheat or AP flour
- 1 c sugar
- 4 tsp chai masala spice mix*
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 2 T vegetable oil
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup coarsely chopped pistachios
- *found at international markets; the one I use contains ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper, cloves and nutmeg.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Line cookie sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
Combine dry ingredients in large bowl.
Mix wet ingredients together and add to dry ingredients along with pistachios.
Add just enough water to moisten and form a sticky dough.
Knead in bowl 7 or 8 times.
Shape into 2 logs. each about 10 inches long and 1 inch high.
Bake 30 minutes, until light brown.
Cool 5 minutes and turn oven down to 325°.
Slice logs into 1/2 to 3/4 inch slices and spread apart on cookie sheet (standing up; don't lay them on their sides).
Return to oven for 20 more minutes.
Turn oven off and leave in oven for 10-20 more minutes or until suitably dry and crunchy.