Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Chocolate Chip Biscotti
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ cup chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  3. Using a stand mixer, combine and beat the egg and sugar until thick and lemony in color.
  4. Add vanilla.
  5. Sift in the flour, baking powder and salt.
  6. Blend well, then mix in the chocolate chips.
  7. Turn the dough out of the mixer onto the work surface.
  8. Knead gently for 2 minutes to combine the ingredients.
  9. Shape dough into a log that is about 12 inches long by 21/2 inches wide.
  10. Transfer to lined sheet pan.
  11. Flatten the top of log slightly with hands, tapering towards the edge.
  12. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 15 minutes.
  13. Using a serrated knife, cut the log crosswise, at a diagonal, into ⅓-inch wide slices.
  14. Arrange the slices on the baking sheet and bake for 4 minutes.
  15. Then turn slices over and bake another 4 minutes.
  16. Cool biscotti on the baking sheet.
  17. Serve when cool.
  18. Option: Dip in melted chocolate before cooling for a more decadent finish and eye-appeal.