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Pistachio Biscotti

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Pistachio Biscotti
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 36
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That's Italian! Baked twice for a crunchy texture, biscotti are mildly sweet cookies meant to be dunked in coffee.
Updated May 22, 2008

Ingredients

  • 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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Try these crunchy cookies with other nuts, such as chopped pecans or almonds.

Nutrition

100 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 12g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Biscotti
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
45mg
2%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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