Friday, November 30, 2007

Cambridge Cooks: Almond Biscoti Cambridge Cooks: Almond Biscoti

Photos: Debra Pearlman

A holiday treat contributed by my friend Chrissy.


1.5 cups pulverized almonds or pecans
1 stick butter @ room temperature
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
2 teaspoons almond extract
1/2 cup sour cream
3 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt


1. Cream butter and sugar
2. Add eggs and almond extract
3. Add almonds, sour cream, baking soda, baking powder and salt
4. Turn onto floured board and gently knead until smooth
5. Cut into 4 parts
6. Form into 10" long x 2" wide logs
7. Place on a greased cookie sheet
8. Bake @ 300 degrees for 35 minutes
9. Remove from oven, reduce heat to 250 degrees
10. Cut on angle to 1" bars, lay on side & bake additional 15 minutes
11. Turn bars over and back 15 minutes more

Serve with coffee, tea or hot chocolate.

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2:49 PM  
Blogger s.j.simon said...

lol. did you know that chocolate was banned in switzerland for many years. read this

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