Healthy Biscotti Recipes

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

Staff Picks

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.

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.

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.

Polenta Biscotti

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

Sugarplum Biscotti

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

Anise Biscotti

Rating: 3.67 stars
Lemon zest enlivens the anise biscotti.

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.

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.

Maple-Oat Biscotti

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

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.


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

Inspiration and Ideas

Cornmeal-Fig Biscotti

Drizzle these twice-baked fig biscotti with white chocolate for added sweetness.

Pecan Biscotti

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

Double Corn-Parmesan Biscotti

Rating: 5 stars

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