This is also a recipe that my mother in law found a while ago in a newspaper. You can make them with whatever you have/like. I chose cranberries, pistachios and white chocolate because I think these flavours are great together and they add nice colours to this Italian cookie. Enjoy 🙂

Cranberry, Pistachio and White Chocolate BiscottiSource: The Manotick/Winchester EMC-November 14,2008

Course: Snacks    Yield: 20 servings    Prep Time: 15 mins    Cook Time: 45 mins  


Ingredients

  • 2 Cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 Cup of unsalted butter
  • 1 Cup of granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 Cup of shelled and unsalted pistachios
  • 1/2 Cup od dried cranberries
  • 1/2 Cup of white chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven at 350F (180C).
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a small bowl, stir flour with baking powder and salt.
  4. Using the electric mixer, beat butter with sugar until well combined. Beat in the eggs,one at a time until well mixed. Scrape down sides as needed. Beat in vanilla.
  5. Gradually, beat in the flour mixture, then stir in the pistachios, the chocolate and the cranberries.
  6. Divide dough in two. Place each half on the baking sheet, spacing as far as possible. Form into two logs measuring about 10 x 3 inches.
  7. Bake in the centre of the oven until golden on top, for about28 to 30 minutes.
  8. Remove logs from the oven but leave the oven on. Let the logs cool down for 15 minutes.
  9. Slice the logs into 1/2 inch slices.
  10. Stand biscotti on the baking sheet and return them in the oven for another 15 minutes. Cool completely and store in an airtight container for up to a week or freeze them.
  11. *To make a white chocolate drizzle,put a cup of white chocolate chips in a bain marie, stirring often until the chocolate is melted.
  12. Drizzle on the biscotti with the teeth of a fork.
July 27, 2011

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  • Your biscotti looks delicious. I love biscotti with tea and cranberry and white chocolate sounds like a great combination.

  • Your biscotti looks delicious. I love biscotti with tea and cranberry and white chocolate sounds like a great combination.

  • Jenny

    I love these – I think the first time I saw them was on Giada’s show – but these are so nice for Christmas trays.  Just found your blog through foodgawker.  Love it!

    • Thank you Jenny! I’m really glad you like my site and hope you’ll come back 🙂 Try the Biscotti, I swear they are so addictive 🙂

      • Jenny

        I have made them a couple times – I will print this recipe and see if it is the same as the one I’ve made.  I like the look of yours better.

  • Jenny

    I love these – I think the first time I saw them was on Giada’s show – but these are so nice for Christmas trays.  Just found your blog through foodgawker.  Love it!

    • Thank you Jenny! I’m really glad you like my site and hope you’ll come back 🙂 Try the Biscotti, I swear they are so addictive 🙂

      • Jenny

        I have made them a couple times – I will print this recipe and see if it is the same as the one I’ve made.  I like the look of yours better.