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Maple-Walnut Biscotti

Author: PJ Hamel

Maple-Walnut Biscotti Recipe Maple-Walnut Biscotti Recipe

Maple is such a cold-weather flavor, isn't it? Add toasted walnuts, and you have the perfect winter biscotti, just the ticket with a cup of hot cocoa or coffee.

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Total
Yield
30 to 32 4" to 6" biscotti
Nutrition information

Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a large baking sheet; or line with parchment.
  2. Toast the walnuts by spreading them in a single layer in a 9" x 13" (or similar size) pan, and baking in a preheated 350°F oven for 8 to 10 minutes, till they're light golden brown and fragrant. Remove from the oven and cool on a rack.
  3. Beat together the eggs, sugars, maple syrup, and maple flavor, if you're using it.
  4. Add the melted butter, beating till smooth.
  5. Mix in the flour, baking powder, and salt, then the nuts.
  6. Divide the dough in half on a lightly greased or parchment-lined baking sheet.
  7. Using your wet fingers, shape each half into a rough 10" rectangle, about 4" wide and 1/2" thick.
  8. Using your wet fingers or a wet bowl scraper, smooth the top and sides of the rectangles. Sprinkle the top of each rectangle with 1 tablespoon maple sugar, if desired.
  9. Bake the biscotti dough for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven, and cool for about 10 minutes; cooling the dough allows you to cut it more easily, with less crumbling.
  10. Use a sharp chef's knife or serrated knife to cut the baked dough, slightly on the diagonal, into generous 1/2"-thick slices. Place the slices close together on the prepared baking sheet. If you can balance them upright (rather than laying them flat), so much the better; you won't have to turn them during their second bake.
  11. Bake for about 20 to 25 minutes, till the biscotti's cut sides are beginning to brown. Remove them from the oven, and cool right on the baking sheet.
  12. Yield: about 3 dozen 4" to 6" biscotti

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 biscotti, 28g
  • Servings Per Batch 36
Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 122
  • Calories from Fat 54
  • Total Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 38mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 15g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 7g
  • Protein 2g

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.