Healthy Biscotti Recipes

Find healthy, delicious biscotti recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Nut & Honey Biscotti

This crunchy Italian cookie recipe isn't traditionally very sweet, so just a touch of honey adds flavor along with mild sweetness. Dipping them in chocolate makes them extra special.

Orange-Almond Slices

These twice-baked almond- and orange-flavored cookies are wonderful on cookie trays or served with fresh fruit or ice cream. Dip one edge of the crunchy slices into melted chocolate to dress them up for a special celebration.

Rosemary-Pine Nut Biscotti

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These amazing olive oil biscotti are studded with rich, buttery-tasting pine nuts. Try them alongside fruit sorbet, cheese or summer peaches.

Double-Chocolate Biscotti

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Dense and crunchy, these are the classic Italian dunking cookies. Although they are traditionally dipped in Vin Santo, a sweet Italian dessert wine, these chocolaty biscotti are ultra-satisfying with a cup of coffee or a glass of milk.

Polenta Biscotti

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Delightful with fruit, these crisp golden slices also make a charming partner for a morning caffe latte.

Two-Tone Biscotti

The flavors of decadent rich chocolate and delicate orange meet in this cookie. Enjoy this sweet treat for a snack or dessert.

Sugarplum Biscotti

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Dunk these fruitcake-inspired whole-grain biscotti in a cup of hot tea or coffee.

Chocolate Chip-Almond Biscotti

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.

Coffee 'n' Cream Biscotti

These sweet Italian cookies will be perfect with your afternoon or evening coffee. Each coffee-flavored biscotti is covered in melted chocolate and will practically melt in your mouth.

Black Pepper Biscotti

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These savory black-pepper-and-fig-flecked biscotti are perfect for cocktail parties--just spread with softened goat cheese and serve with glasses of Sauvignon Blanc.

Ginger-Orange Biscotti

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Authentic biscotti are low in fat and easy to make. To achieve the characteristic crisp texture, they are “twice-cooked,” first as a log, then again as slices. These fragrant spiced biscotti are excellent dipped in a steaming cup of tea or coffee.

Maple-Oat Biscotti

Toasted oats, maple syrup, walnuts and dates are a great combination in these crisp biscotti.

Inspiration and Ideas

Pecan Biscotti

Drizzled with white white chocolate, these twice-baked cookies are an Italian-inspired classic.

Anise Biscotti

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Lemon zest enlivens the anise biscotti.

Double Corn-Parmesan Biscotti

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Corn kernels and cornmeal give these savory biscotti a pleasant crunch. Fresh or frozen corn kernels work equally well.