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Orange Pecan Biscotti

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Orange Pecan Biscotti Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli

Orange Pecan Biscotti

Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli
You'll be amazed at the the outstanding aroma that comes out of the cookie jar when removing one of these Orange Pecan Biscotti.

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Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes


  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons orange extract
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  • zest of 1 orange
  • 1 cup pecan pieces, lightly toasted


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease large baking sheet.

In a large bowl, combine first set of ingredients with a wire whisk. Set aside. Cream butter until fluffy. Slowly add in sugar until combined. Add eggs one at a time and then extract. Gradually, add flour mixture to butter mixture. Combine completely. Hand stir-in orange zest and pecans.

Evenly divide dough into 2 portions. Shape into 12 inch logs. Place on cookie sheet. Flatten tops until they are 1-inch tall. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven. Place baking sheet on cooling rack. Allow to cool for about 15 minutes. Carefully, cut loaves diagonally into 1/2 to 1-inch slices. Line slices back on baking sheet. Bake for an additional 5 minutes. Remove from oven and turn cookies over. Finish baking for another 5 minutes. Cool Orange Pecan Biscotti on baking sheets for 2 minutes and remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Makes 24 Orange Pecan Biscotti Cookies

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need nutrition facts, Member cathyapril65

These look wionderful but this site never gives nutritional value and for a diabetic, they cannot use the recipes.

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