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Fig and Walnut Biscotti

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A traditional Italian biscuit with fruit and nuts
Course Snack
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 30 biscotti
Calories 92
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

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • 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. Fold the egg mixture into the flour mixture until combined. Fold in the figs and walnuts.
  • 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. 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. 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

Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 99mg | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 0.7mg