Recipe: Classic Orange-Almond Biscotti
These crispy Italian cookies are so delicious, you won’t notice the missing calories or fat compared to traditional almond biscotti.
When it comes to a sweet treat, these crispy Italian cookies will please. Store them in an airtight container for up to a month.
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3/4 cup slivered almonds
1 large egg
1/2 cup egg substitute
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup sugar substitute
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
2 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for handling the dough
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons grated orange zest (from 1 large orange)
Makes about 3 dozen biscotti (36 servings)
Each biscotti contains:
Total fat 1.5g
Dietary fiber 0g
Dietitian’s note: These biscotti have 41 percent fewer calories and 30 percent less fat than traditional almond biscotti.
Source: Cleveland Clinic Healthy Heart Lifestyle Guide and Cookbook (© 2007 Broadway Books)