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Chocolate Chip-Almond Biscotti

  • 30 m
  • 1 h 15 m
Diabetic Living Magazine
“Studded with chocolate and nuts, these crisp cookies are sure to entice bake sale patrons. Help buyers gauge how to fit this treat into a diabetes-friendly meal plan by labeling each pack with the calorie and carb count per cookie.”

Ingredients

    • ⅛ teaspoon canola oil
    • 1¼ cups whole-wheat flour
    • ½ cup all-purpose flour
    • ½ cup sugar (see Tip)
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ¾ cup miniature semisweet chocolate pieces
    • ½ cup chopped or sliced almonds
    • ½ refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed
    • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
    • 1 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  • 1 Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease a large cookie sheet with the canola oil or line with parchment paper; set aside. In a large bowl combine flours, sugar, baking powder and salt. Stir in chocolate pieces and almonds. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture; set aside.
  • 2 In a small bowl whisk together egg, butter and almond extract. Pour egg mixture into the well in flour mixture; stir to combine. Using your hands, gently knead dough until it comes together. Divide in half.
  • 3 On a lightly floured surface, roll each dough half into a 10-inch-long log. Place logs on prepared cookie sheet about 3 inches apart. Flatten each log so it is about 2 inches wide; press in short ends to make even. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until firm and lightly browned.
  • 4 Cool completely on the baking sheet. Transfer to a cutting board. Using a serrated knife, cut each log diagonally into 15 slices, each about ½-inch thick. Place slices, cut sides down, on the same cookie sheet. Bake in the 325°F oven 10 minutes. Turn slices over. Bake 10 minutes more. Transfer to a wire rack; cool completely.
  • Tip: We do not recommend using a sugar substitute for this recipe.
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