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almond biscotti perfect for an afternoon snack or tea

Almond Biscotti

The Homesteading Hippy

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp anise seed
  • 1/2 cup coarsely ground almonds or almond flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 325°.
  • Grease a large baking sheet or line with parchment paper.
  • Combine flour, anise, almonds, butter and baking powder in a medium bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the egg and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add vanilla to egg mixture.
  • Add the dry ingredients, and mix well.
  • Divide dough into 2 equal pieces and roll each into a 12 inch log.
  • Place 4-5 inches apart on the baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes or until firm.
  • Remove from oven and cool slightly.
  • When cool, cut logs diagonally into 1/2 inch slices.
  • Place slices on baking sheet 1/2 inch apart and return to oven for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.