Holiday Recipes from Italy

It is that time of year again!  The holidays just aren’t the holidays without something yummy baking in the oven.  I have compiled links to some of my favorite recipes that I am getting ready to test out this year.  Let me know what you think, and if you have a favorite tell me about […]

Peppermint Chip Chocolate Biscotti

Peppermint Chip Chocolate Biscotti I had to bring this one back for the holidays!  The perfect festive and yummy treat for this time of year. Ingredients: 1 cup  coarsely chopped Hershey’s Kisses Candy Cane (hurry, only available during the holidays!)   plus approx 1 cup whole for drizzle 1 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup  butter 2 large eggs 1 […]

Triple Ginger Biscotti Recipe

Triple Ginger Biscotti This recipe may change your life.  The flavor is unique and is not for everyone, but if you love ginger this is fantastic. Ingredients: 3/4 almonds 1/2 cup  butter 2 large eggs 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 ¼-2 1/2 cups flour 2 tsp ground ginger 2 Tb molasses 1½ tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt […]

Red Velvet Biscotti Recipe

I made these for Valentines Day for the family.  They are delicious, best with a bowl of ice cream or a glass of dessert wine.  Definitely not something you will find on your trip to Italy. Ingredients: 2 1/2 – 3 cups all purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1 cup unsweetened cocoa 1 jar of […]

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Biscotti Recipe

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Biscotti My grandma made the best pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.  I used my basic pumpkin recipe and added a twist in her honor. Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1  cups firmly packed brown sugar  2/3 white sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice (see  below for substitution) 1/2 cup […]

Biscotti Toscani

This is a simple and traditional recipe.  I wanted some light and refreshing after last week’s recipe, don’t worry there isn’t any bacon hidden in this one!  Recipe courtesy of Lou Seibert Pappas and his glorious book Biscotti. Ingredients Makes about 3 dozen 1/2 cup whole almonds 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt […]