Nutty Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Looking for a tasty dessert? Then check out these nutty chocolate chip biscotti.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 40 min
  • Servings 40

1
roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
1 1/2
teaspoons vanilla
1/2
teaspoon rum extract
1 1/2
cups chopped almonds, hazelnuts (filberts) or pecans, toasted
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease large cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray; lightly flour. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Sprinkle vanilla and rum extract over dough; mix well. Stir in nuts.
  • 2 Divide dough into 4 equal portions. Shape each portion into 8x1-inch log. On cookie sheet, place logs 3 inches apart; flatten each log until about 1 1/2 inches wide.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 200°F.
  • 4 With serrated knife, carefully cut each log into 10 (3/4-inch) slices. On same cookie sheet, place slices, cut side down. Bake 1 hour. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 5 Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In small microwable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once, until softened and chips can be stirred smooth. Dip one-fourth of each cookie into melted chocolate; place on cookie sheet. Refrigerate about 10 minutes or until chocolate is set.

Expert Tips

To toast nuts, spread in ungreased shallow pan and bake at 350°F for 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.