Cheesy Cajun Cornbread Biscotti
This cookie is our best seller at our Christmas cookie bazaar. Everyone requests this tasty biscotti every year. It's simple but very delicious. I will also serve it year-round alongside a meal as an appetizer. —Paula Marchesi, Auburn, Pennsylvania
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
- 2 packages (8-1/2 ounces each) cornbread/muffin mix
- 3/4 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
- 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh chives
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
- 1/4 cup buttermilk
- 2 large eggs, beaten
- 1 large egg, beaten
- 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
- Preheat oven to 350°. Place cornbread mix, cheese, Cajun seasoning, chives and pepper in a food processor; pulse until blended. Add butter; continue pulsing until crumbly. Add buttermilk and eggs to form moist dough (dough will be thick).
- Divide dough in half. On a parchment-lined baking sheet, shape each portion into a 8x4-in. rectangle. Brush with beaten egg; sprinkle with cheese. Bake until light brown, 18-20 minutes. Cool on pans on wire racks until firm, about 10 minutes.
- Reduce oven setting to 300°. Transfer baked rectangles to a cutting board. Using a serrated knife, cut crosswise into 1/2-in. slices. Place on baking sheets, cut side down.
- Bake until golden brown, 14-16 minutes. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Store in airtight containers.
Nutrition Facts1 cookie: 83 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 191mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Cheesy Cajun Cornbread Biscotti in Taste of Home December 2018
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