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Cranberry Hazelnut Biscotti recipe

Toasted hazelnuts and dried cranberriescombine to make delicious crisp biscotti cookies.

Recipe: Cranberry HazelnutBiscotti

Cookie Ingredients:2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (2 1/2 ounces) hazelnuts or filberts, toasted, skinsremoved, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon orange juice
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2/3 cup (3 ounces) finely chopped dried cranberries
1 to 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
Egg Wash Ingredients:1 egg white
1 tablespoon water

  • Heat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Combine 2 cups flour, hazelnuts, bakingpowder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; set aside.
  • Combine 3/4 cup sugar and eggs in largemixer bowl. Beat at medium speed until thick and lemon-colored(2 to 3 minutes). Add vegetable oil, orange juice, orange peeland vanilla. Beat until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes). Reduce speedto low. Beat, gradually adding flour mixture, until well mixed(1 to 2 minutes). Stir in dried cranberries by hand.
  • Turn dough onto lightly floured surface(dough will be soft and sticky). Sprinkle lightly with 1 to 2teaspoons flour; knead flour into dough. Shape into 2 (8×2-inch)logs with floured hands. Place 3 to 4 inches apart on greasedcookie sheet; flatten tops slightly. Combine egg white and waterin small bowl; brush over top of biscotti. Sprinkle with sugar.Bake for 23 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned and firm tothe touch. Let cool on cookie sheet, 15 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 300°F (150°C).Cutlogs diagonally into 1/2-inch slices with serrated knife; arrangeslices, cut-side down, on cookie sheets. Bake for 16 to 20 minutes,turning once, or until golden brown. Place on cooling racks;cool completely.

    Makes 2 1/2 dozen biscotti.

    Nutrition Facts (1 cookie):Calories: 70Fat: 3 g Cholesterol: 10 mg Sodium: 40 mg Carbohydrates: 10 gDietary Fiber: 0 g Protein: 1 g

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    Unique from other Thanksgiving and Christmas cookies, these biscotti use hazelnut, cranberry, and orange zest to add extra flavor.

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