Blockbuster sticks of crisp, buttery biscotti, fragrant with butter, vanilla, and graced and shot through with Swiss chocolate. You can glaze these or just toss in sugar as per the recipe.
In a mixer bowl, blend the butter with the sugar; then add in the eggs, vanilla and almond extracts and blend well. Fold in the flour, baking powder and salt and blend somewhat and then add in the chocolate chips. Let batter stand 5-10 minutes.
Using wet hands, spread batter out onto baking sheet and shape into a log of
Bake until set up and done, about
Cool well, and then slice into diagonal sticks, about
If using the Glaze, in a small bowl, mix the sugar, water or cream and vanilla to make a soft glaze. Using a small metal palette knife, smear on one side of each biscotti stick and let set.
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