miele biscotti (honey biscotti)

Categories
Italian
Cookies
Yield
20 Servings
MeasureIngredient
3 cups Sifted flour
3 teaspoons Baking powder
½ cup Sugar
½ teaspoon Ground cinnamon
½ cup Chopped almonds
½ cup Shortening
Eggs (reserve 1 egg white)
½ cup Honey

1. Sift flour, measure, and resift with baking powder, sugar, and cinnamon.

Add nuts. Cut shortening in with fingers until well blended. Warm honey slightly.

2. Make a well in flour, put eggs and warm honey into it and knead into a smooth ball. Dough should be firm and manageable; if it is too soft and sticky, add more flour.

3. Roll dough into oblong loaf 5-inches wide and ½-inch thick. Place on a greased cookie sheet, brush top with reserved egg white, and bake in moderate oven (350F) until golden brown, about 30 minutes.

4. Cool slightly. Cut into 1-inch slices. Store in airtight container. They will keep fresh for weeks.

Posted to The Gourmet Connection Recipe Page Newsletter 16 Feb 97 by Gourmet Connection <capco@...> on Feb 16, 1997.

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