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Double Anise Biscotti


Double Anise Biscotti Photo and Recipe (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli

Double Anise Biscotti

Double Anise Biscotti Photo and Recipe (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli
This Double Anise Biscotti makes a great cookie to give away as a Christmas gift. Double Anise Biscotti is also the perfect cookie for anytime of year. It's not too sweet and the anise flavor is subtle enough to go with any flavored tea or coffee.

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How to Make Biscotti with Photo Instructions

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 2 Dozen


  • 3-1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 10 tablespoons (1-1/4 stick) butter, melted
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon anise extract
  • 2 teaspoons ground aniseed
  • 1 cup slivered almonds, lightly toasted, hand-crushed


Preheat to 350 F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Mix flour, baking powder, and salt with a wire whisk. Cream sugar and butter. Add eggs one at a time. Mix in anise extract and ground seeds. Gradually add flour mixture until well combined. Hand stir in almonds. Divide dough in half. Shape into logs or any desired shape and place on sheet. Bake until golden brown, about 30 min. Cool completely, about 25 min. Slice logs diagonally. Discard parchment, and place log slices, cut side down on sheet. Bake 12 minutes. Turn and bake 8 min. or until just beginning to color. (Can be prepared one week ahead. Store in airtight container at room temperature.)

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