Save on Pinterest

Gingerbread Biscotti

Cranberries and almonds pair well with the mild gingerbread flavor in these cookies from our Test Kitchen. The crisp cookies taste terrific with a steaming cup of coffee.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 3-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, oil and molasses. Combine the flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg; gradually add to the egg mixture and mix well. Turn onto a floured surface. Knead in almonds and cranberries.
  • Divide dough in half; shape each portion into a 14x3-in. rectangle. Transfer to a greased baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 24-26 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a cutting board; with a serrated knife, cut each rectangle into 18 slices. Place slices cut side down on greased baking sheets. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until firm and crisp, turning once. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
1 filled pita half: 118 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 40mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links.

Recommended Video

Reviews

Click stars to rate
Average Rating:
  • maryking72
    Dec 21, 2012

    No comment left

  • belindajo
    Dec 19, 2011

    I made these without cranberries and chopped almonds because that is what I had. They are very good and quite easy to make.

  • mrs.mark
    Dec 8, 2011

    Yum... look, smell, and taste delicious!

  • cantee
    Nov 29, 2011

    Very easy to make and turned out perfectly.

  • shannonsavoy
    Dec 14, 2010

    No comment left

  • betheab199
    Jan 9, 2010

    I made this without the almonds since I didn't have them on hand. I think it would be even better with them. It was an easy, fun recipe and the biscotti turned out well. Smelled great when they were baking!!!

  • bobbi
    Dec 19, 2009

    No comment left