Almond Ginger Biscotti (#1696)

Serves
Ready
24
1
Hours
Prep
Cook
15
Minutes
45
Minutes
Categories
Cookies Desserts Italian
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Seeds ground
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger ground
  • 2/3 cup Margarine softened
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Liquid Egg Substitute
  • 1 tsp Almond Extract
  • 1/2 cup Almonds blanched, whole
  • 1/3 cup Crystallized Ginger (Candied) minced

Directions

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients; stir well.
  2. Beat margarine and sugar at medium speed of an electric mixer about 2 minutes or until soft and creamy.
  3. Add egg substitute and almond flavoring; beat well.
  4. Add dry ingredients, beating just until blended; stir in almonds and crystallized ginger.
  5. Shape dough into two 12x 2 1/2 inch logs and place 4-inches apart on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  6. Bake at 350° f (180° c). For 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Let cool on wire racks 15 minutes.
  8. Using a serrated knife, slice logs diagonally into twelve 1-inch-thick slices.
  9. Place on an ungreased baking sheet; bake at 350° f (180° c). For 12 to 15 minutes on each side or until cookies are golden.
  10. Let cool on wire.
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