“Mosaic” Biscuits

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    8 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Great Italian Desserts

By Nick Malgieri

Published 1990

  • About

Named for the pattern of nuts and fruit visible after the biscotti are cut, this is an easy and infinitely variable recipe. Don’t hesitate to change the combination of nuts and/or fruit to suit your personal taste — this is not a solemn recipe.



Prepare the pasta frolla and knead in the nuts and fruit, being careful not to overmix the dough. Divide the dough into 4 pieces and roll each into an even cylinder about 12 inches long. Place the cyl