Cherry-Pistachio Biscotti

Serve your guests with these cherry-pistachio biscotti that are dipped in melted white chocolate – a delicious Italian dessert.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter, softened
3/4
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
3
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1
cup coarsely chopped pistachio nuts
1
cup dried cherries
12
oz white chocolate baking bars or squares, chopped
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 2 cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed about 3 minutes or until creamy. Beat in vanilla and eggs. Stir in flour and baking powder until blended. Stir in nuts and cherries. Divide dough in half. On each cookie sheet, shape half of dough into 10-inch roll; flatten to 3-inch width.
  • 3 Bake 25 minutes or until set and edges begin to brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool 10 minutes. With serrated knife, cut rolls diagonally into 1/2-inch slices. Place slices, cut sides down, on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned and dry. Turn cookies over; bake 8 minutes longer or until lightly browned and dry. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave white chocolate uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring once, until softened and chocolate can be stirred smooth. Dip one-third of each cookie in white chocolate. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Store tightly covered at room temperature.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
167
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Sodium
56mg
56%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.