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Fig and Walnut Biscotti

A traditional Italian biscuit with fruit and nuts

Course Snack
Cuisine Italian
Prep 20 minutes
Cook 25 minutes
Total 45 minutes
Servings 30 biscotti
Calories 92 kcal
Author Michelle

Ingredients

  • cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon coarse salt
  • ¾ teaspoon anise seed
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped dried figs 6 ounces
  • 1 cup walnuts roughly chopped
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Directions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. 2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt and anise seed. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs until they're thick and pale yellow, about 5 minutes. Whisk in the orange zest.
  3. 3. Fold the egg mixture into the flour mixture until combined. Fold in the figs and walnuts.
  4. 4. Turn out the dough onto a well-floured surface and divide in two. With floured hands, shape into two logs, about 2½ inches wide and 8 to 10 inches long. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  5. 5. Bake until the dough is firm but gives slightly when pressed, about 25 minutes. Transfer the baking sheet to a wire rack and let cool 10 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 300 degrees F.
  6. 6. Cut each log on the diagonal into ½-inch-thick slices; places slices, cut side up, on sheet. Bake for 7 minutes, flip biscotti, and bake 7 minutes more. transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
Fig and Walnut Biscotti
Amount Per Serving
Calories 92 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 66mg3%
Potassium 99mg3%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.