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Preparation info

  • Makes

    35

    Cookies
    • Difficulty

      Medium

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Baking

Baking

By James Peterson

Published 2009

  • About

Biscotti means “twice cooked”; the closest equivalent in English is “rusk.” This basic dough is made in a food processor and stirred with chopped hazelnuts, dried berries, candied orange rind, and spices. These biscotti are flavored very much like the medieval panforte—hard, round disks, half cake, half bread—sold in Italy at Christmastime.