Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Pistachios and Cranberry Biscotti



I like to snack on something throughout the day and always look out for new munching options....These Biscotties are loaded with the goodness of pistachios and a little tang from the dried cranberries....This recipe is very easy and Biscotties came out wonderful...Do give it a try...So here is the recipe....



All you need is ( adopted from http://yummyworkshop.com )
Yields 15-18 biscotties


  • Olive oil-2 tbsp
  • Granulated sugar-1\2 cup
  • Vanilla extract-1 tsp
  • Almond extract-1\4 tsp
  • Egg-1
  • All purpose flour-3\4 cup + 1 tbsp
  • Salt-a pinch
  • Baking powder-1\2 tsp
  • Roasted unsalted pistachios-3\4 cup
  • Dried cranberries-1\4 cup




Method of preparation

Pre heat the oven to 300 degrees
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
Mix olive oil and sugar in a bowl
Add  egg, vanilla extract and almond extract and mix well
Add all purpose flour ,salt , baking powder, pistachios and cranberries
Mix with a spatula
The dough will be very sticky
Transfer it to the baking sheet and shape into a 10 inch by 2 inch log
Wet your hands while shaping the dough
Bake for 35 minutes at 300 degrees
Remove from the oven and let it cool  for 10 minutes
Reduce the oven temperature to 275 degrees
Cut the log into 1\4 inch slices with a sharp knife
lay slices on sides on the baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes until they are dry
Remove form the oven
Cool on a wire rack
Store in a airtight container when completely cooled




18 comments:

  1. Lovely post and amazing photographs. Check out this one too - http://squaremeals.blogspot.com/2011/02/gingerbread-biscotti.html

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  2. Very delicious biscotti,love it always to dip it in a cup of tea and munch..Yummy!!

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  3. Simply irresistible,love biscottis with a cup of coffee anytime.

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  4. lovely combo, biscotti looks delicious n perfect...
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  5. I love ur pictures n great biscotti :)
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  6. Delicious biscotti. Gorgeous clicks.

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  7. Love biscottis and these look awesome..

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  8. The biscottis look lovely and very inviting with a nice cup of coffee. Always like pistachios in my bakes too :D
    Have a nice day!

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  9. It was perfectly shot and that biscuits are so yummy. I love it.

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  10. Great pics,looks irresistible.

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  11. Pistachio and cranberry - a combination that sounds like it makes perfect sense. AndI can't get over how gorgeous your photography is. I'm so impressed!

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  12. Wow...biscotti look perfect and yum....

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  13. love the biscottis, they look perfect n yum :)

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