Cornmeal & Pine Nut Biscotti

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

Lemon zest and vanilla bring out the sweet corn flavor in these biscotti. If you can only find the pine nuts that come in a tiny package and are outrageously expensive, substitute coarsely chopped blanched almonds.


  • cups all-purpose flour (spoon flour into a dry-measure cup and level off)
  • 1 cup stone-ground yellow cornmeal


  1. Set a rack in the middle level of the oven and preheat to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, and salt in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal blade. Pulse several times to mix.
  3. Add the butter and pulse repeatedly until the butter is completely mixed in but the mixture remains cool and powdery. Remove the bl