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Cranberry Almond Chocolate Biscotti


Makes about 36

1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 cup dried cranberries
1 cup sliced almonds
8 ounces white chocolate, finely chopped

Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat liner. In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs and vanilla. With an electric mixer, beat the eggs and melted butter into the dry ingredients. Stir in the cranberries and almonds. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface. Flour your hands so that the dough won't stick to them, and divide the dough into 3 equal 8x2x3/4-inch logs. Place one log on the baking sheet and bake 24 minutes or until firm and dry to touch. Remove from oven. Reduce oven to 325F. Transfer baked log to a cutting board. Using a serrated knife, cut the log diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Place slices, cut side down, on the baking sheet. Bake about 10 minutes or until dry and dark. Transfer to racks; cool. Repeat with the other two logs. Melt the white chocolate in the microwave or over a double boiler. Dip each biscotti into the chocolate, at an angle, coating the end. Return to a cooled baking sheet and chill about 20 minutes or until chocolate is set.

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Reviews of Cranberry Almond Chocolate Biscotti:

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   Dec 17, 2011
Would make this again.
This recipe was fine until it came to melting the white chocolate and dipping the cookies in the chocolate. The chocolate was impossible to melt to the right consistency and it turned out extremely thick. More like frosting versus melted chocolate. 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 10, 2011
Would make this again.
These were easy enough to make even with the "help" of my 2.5 year old daughter. I didn't expect the dough to be that sticky, and just made one longer log...it's in the oven now, hope it turns out decent. if not I've got time before the holidays to make something else. 4 stars

  A cookie baker in Canada  Nov 26, 2011
Would make this again.
Very impressed with how easy this was to make. How long will it keep...can I make ahead and freeze. Anyone tried this? 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Sep 26, 2010
Would make this again.
So easy and received many compliments. Have used this recipe for 3 years now 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Feb 4, 2008
Would make this again.
I made this biscotti as christmas gifts for my husbands customers. What a big hit. Everyone loved it and ask for more. I used a special biscotti pan this year, it is from www.biscottizone.com. I recomed it! It made my biscotti look store bought but tast 100% home made. This recipe is definately a keeper. 5 stars

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