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.

Rosemary-Pine Nut Biscotti

Rating: 5 stars
These amazing olive oil biscotti are studded with rich, buttery-tasting pine nuts. Try them alongside fruit sorbet, cheese or summer peaches.

Sugarplum Biscotti

Rating: 3.25 stars
Dunk these fruitcake-inspired whole-grain biscotti in a cup of hot tea or coffee.

Polenta Biscotti

Rating: 4 stars
Delightful with fruit, these crisp golden slices also make a charming partner for a morning caffe latte.

Double-Chocolate Biscotti

Rating: 4 stars
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.

Anise Biscotti

Rating: 3.67 stars
Lemon zest enlivens the anise biscotti.

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.


Crisp with nuts and whole wheat, these cookies are made to dunk in strong coffee.

Pecan Biscotti

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

Maple-Oat Biscotti

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

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.

Tangerine Biscotti

Biscotti are always sweetly welcome dippers for coffee or tea, but you can see how well they accompany cold favorites when you serve them with sorbet.

Inspiration and Ideas

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.
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.

Ginger-Orange Biscotti

Rating: 4 stars

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.