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Chocolate Glazed Cranberry-Orange Biscotti

Make coffee shop sweets with a delicate chocolate and orange glaze.

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  • Prep Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
3
eggs
3
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3
teaspoons baking powder
3/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries, chopped
1/4
cup chopped almonds

Glaze

8
oz white chocolate baking bar, chopped
1
cup dark chocolate chips
1
teaspoon grated orange peel

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 1 large or 2 small cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 4-quart bowl, beat sugar, brown sugar and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add 2 teaspoons orange peel and the eggs; beat well. Stir in flour and baking powder; mix well. Stir in cranberries and almonds.
  • 3 Shape dough into 3 rolls, each about 7 inches long. Place rolls at least 3 inches apart on cookie sheet; flatten each to form 3/4-inch-thick rectangle, about 3 inches wide and 7 inches long.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until rectangles are light golden brown and centers are firm to the touch. Place rectangles on cooling racks; cool 5 minutes.
  • 5 Wipe cookie sheet clean. With serrated knife, cut each rectangle into 1/2-inch slices; place, cut side up, on cookie sheet.
  • 6 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until top surface is slightly dry. Turn cookies over; bake 6 to 8 minutes longer or until top surface is slightly dry. Remove cookies from cookie sheets; cool completely on cooling racks.
  • 7 Melt white chocolate in 2-quart heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat; dip 1 long side of each of 24 cookies into chocolate. Place on waxed paper until chocolate is set. In another 2-quart heavy saucepan, melt dark chocolate over low heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat; dip 1 long side of remaining 24 cookies into chocolate. Place on waxed paper until chocolate is set. Store tightly covered.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

When grating orange peel, be sure to grate only the orange part of the skin. A grater with tiny holes works especially well. Avoid the white part, or pith, which is bitter.

Biscotti (bee-SKAWT-tee) are perfect for dunking, so dunk them in coffee, tea, hot chocolate or milk.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
45mg
45%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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