Cherry-Pistachio Biscotti

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

Minutes

Total Time

2:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

36

servings

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.
Makes 36 servings (1 cookie)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 167
    • Total Fat 8g
      • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
    • Sodium 56mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 22g
      • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Protein 3g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      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.