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Aunt Mary's Italian Biscotti

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“This recipe was taken from a Sebastiani vineyard cookbook I bought for my Mom. The lemon and orange peel give these biscotti a wonderful flavor!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.
  3. Add vanilla.
  4. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt and ad slowly to creamed mixture.
  5. Stir in lemon and orange peels, anise seeds and nuts and blend well.
  6. divide dough into 3 parts and shape each into long roll about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
  7. Place rolls on cookie sheet several inches apart and flatten rolls somewhat.
  8. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes.
  9. Remove and slice rolls crosswise 3/4 inches.
  10. Lay cut side down and bake additional 7 minutes.
  11. Flip to other side of cookie and bake another 7 minutes.
  12. Makes approx 4 dozen biscotti. ENJOY!
  13. Freezes well.
  14. Note: If you want sweeter, increase sugar to 1 full cup.

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