White Chocolate Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti Recipe
These crisp White Chocolate Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti Recipe are so quick, easy to make. The red cranberries and green pistachio nuts make a perfect accompaniment for a very festive and pretty looking Christmas cookies. The white chocolate finishes the beauty of these tasty treats.
Author: Valya at Valya's Taste of Home
3cups360 g – organic all-purpose flour
1tsp.– baking powder
3large – eggs
¾cup170 g – organic sugar
1tsp.5 ml – pure vanilla extract
½tsp.2.5 ml – almond extract
¼cup59 ml – freshly squeezed orange juice
Zest of one orange
1cup100 g – cranberries
1cup100 g – crushed pistachios
1.5cups.– melting discs or white chocolate bar
Sift flour into a medium bowl then add salt and baking powder to flour and stir with wire whisk. Set aside until ready.
Crush pistachio in a food processor. Set aside until ready.
Preheat oven to 350 F. In your electric mixer bowl add egg and sugar. Beat well on high for 5 minutes. Reduce the speed to low and add vanilla almond and extract and mix for 1 minute on medium speed.
Then add freshly squeezed orange juice and zest from one orange and mix it well to combine about 1 minute (Note: zest off the orange first before squeezing the juice out of the orange).
Switch to paddle mixing attachment, add flour (dry ingredients) one cup at a time and mix/stir on low speed. Then add crushed pistachio and cranberries. Mix to combine.
Transfer the dough onto floured working surface, coat it with flour then roll it into a log. Place the log onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Flatten the log flat to ¾ inch thick with a rolling pin. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven, let it cool to warm.
Then slice baked flattened log into 18 biscotti pieces. Place biscotti’s back onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake them for 5 minutes at 350 F, then flip them over to the other side and bake additional 10 minutes. Cool completely before chocolate decorations.
Chocolate Dipping/Drizzling Instructions:
Melt chocolate melt according to instruction on the package. Dip each biscotti into chocolate and place it onto wax paper. Then transfer remaining chocolate into a sandwich bag cut off a small piece off one end of the bag and drizzle each biscotti cookie with chocolate. Let the chocolate set before serving (to speed up the setting process, place chocolate covered biscotti into the fridge for 5 minutes).
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