Summer Celebration Lemonade Biscotti

Prize-Winning Recipe 2009! Sugar cookie mix creates a foolproof way to make the classic Italian coffee-shop treat.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4
cup frozen (thawed) lemonade concentrate
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1
teaspoon lemon extract
2
eggs
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup chopped dried cherries

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheet with foil. In large bowl, stir butter, lemonade concentrate, lemon peel, lemon extract and eggs until well mixed. Add remaining ingredients; stir until soft dough forms.
  • 2 Divide dough in half. On cookie sheet, shape each 1/2 of dough into a 12x2-inch log.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 4 Carefully lift foil to move cookie logs to cutting board. With serrated knife, carefully cut each log crosswise on a slight diagonal into 3/4-inch slices. Place slices cut side down on cookie sheet.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 20 minutes, gently turning cookies over once during baking. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

"There's nothing quite like the crunch of biting into a biscotti, and this cookie brings the flavors and sunshine of summer with each bite."

Sprinkle baked biscotti with powdered sugar.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Biscotti
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 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.