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Almond Biscotti
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Classic crispy Italian almond cookie.

Rating:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 33 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 32 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 55.7
Total Carbs 9.2 g
Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
Sugars 1.5 g
Total Fat 0.9 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Potassium 8.2 mg
Protein 1.5 g
Sodium 65.3 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1/2 Other Carbs , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

0 1/4 cup  slivered almonds
1 each  cooking spray
0 1/2 cup  SPLENDA® Sugar Blend for Baking
2 tbsp  butter
4 each  egg whites
2 tsp  almond extract
2 cup  white whole wheat flour
2 tsp  baking powder
0 1/4 tsp  salt
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. In small baking pan, bake almonds 7 to 8 minutes or until almonds are golden brown, watching carefully that almonds do not burn. Set aside.
  3. In medium bowl beat sugar and butter with electric mixer at medium speed until mixture is smooth.
  4. Add egg whites and almond extract to mixture and beat until ingredients are well blended.
  5. In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and almonds. Mix well.
  6. Stir SPLENDA® Sugar Blend for Baking and egg white mixture into flour mixture until well blended.
  7. Coat two 9" x 5" loaf pans with cooking spray. Divide dough evenly. Wet fingertips and spread half of dough evenly onto bottom of each pan.
  8. Bake dough for 15 minutes or until a knife inserted into center of dough comes out clean.
  9. Remove pans from oven and turn out onto cutting board.
  10. Once loaves are cool enough to handle, cut each loaf into 16 slices about 1/2" thick.
  11. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and place slices on top of parchment paper.
  12. Bake for 5 minutes, turn slices and bake for additional 5 minutes or until slices are golden brown.
  13. Serve slices warm or cool completely and store in airtight container.

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