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Recipe: Orange-Almond Biscotti


This Orange-Almond Biscotti recipe comes from The Bartlett Inn in Bartlett, New Hampshire. Reprinted with the permission of the Mount Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Bureau.

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 Tbsp grated orange peel
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted and chopped
  • Optional: bittersweet chocolate (melted)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat sugar, butter, orange peel and eggs in a large bowl. Stir in flour, baking powder, salt and almonds. Shape half of the dough at a time into 10 x 3 inch rectangles and set onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool on the cookie sheet for 15 minutes.

Cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices and place slices, cut sides down, on a cookie sheet. Bake for about 15 minutes longer or until golden brown and crispy. Cool on wire racks. Optional: top with melted bittersweet chocolate.

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