Pistachio Biscotti

Pistachio Biscotti

That's Italian! Baked twice for a crunchy texture, biscotti are mildly sweet cookies meant to be dunked in coffee.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:55

Hr:Mins

Makes

 

About 3 dozen biscotti

2/3
cup sugar
1/2
cup vegetable oil
2
teaspoons vanilla
2
eggs
2 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup coarsely chopped pistachio nuts
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
teaspoon shortening
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat sugar, oil, vanilla and eggs with spoon. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nuts.
  2. Place dough on lightly floured surface. Knead 15 times until smooth. On ungreased cookie sheet, shape half of dough at a time into 10x3-inch rectangle.
  3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on cookie sheet 15 minutes. Cut rectangle crosswise into 1/2-inch slices. Place slices, cut sides down, on cookie sheet.
  4. Bake about 15 minutes longer, turning once, until crisp and light brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  5. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and shortening uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds or until melted; stir until smooth. Drizzle chocolate over biscotti. Place on waxed paper until chocolate is set.
Makes About 3 dozen biscotti
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Try these crunchy cookies with other nuts, such as chopped pecans or almonds.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Biscotti)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 45mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 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.