ALMOND BISCOTTI

By sexyswamprat

Ingredients
  • - 1/4 cup finely chopped almonds

  • - 1/2 cup sugar

  • - 2 tablespoons margarine

  • - 4 egg whites, lightly beaten

  • - 2 teaspoons almond extract

  • - 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • - 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • - 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degree F.. Place almonds in a small baking

  2. pan. Bake 7 to 8 minutes until golden brown (watch carefully to

  3. avoid burning). Set aside.

  4. Beat sugar and margarine in medium bowl with electric mixer

  5. until smooth. Add egg whites and almond extract; mix well.

  6. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl; mix well.

  7. Stir egg white mixture and almonds into flour mixture until well

  8. blended.

  9. Spray two 9x5-inch loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray.

  10. Evenly divide dough between prepared pans. Spread dough

  11. evenly over bottoms of pans with wet fingertips. Bake 15 minutes

  12. or until knife inserted into centers comes out clean.

  13. Remove from oven and turn onto cutting board. As soon as loaves

  14. are cool enough to handle, cut each into 16 (1/2-inch thick) slices.

  15. Place slices on baking sheets covered with parchment paper or

  16. sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 5 minutes; turn over. Bake

  17. minutes more or until golden brown. Serve warm or cool completely

  18. and store in airtight container


Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
Per Serving
(1 biscotti)
Calories
56
Fat
1 gram
Carbohydrates
9 grams
Protein
1 gram
Exchanges
1/2 Starch/Bread
1/2 Fat

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2 replies

MISS PAM
MISS PAM 2008-11-14 00:16:09 -0600 Report

These sound good. I hope to make and include with my cookie/coffee basket I give to family at Christmas.