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Biscotti
Marian Bologna

Ingredients:

     5 eggs
    4 t extract - vanilla or almond or anise (or any combination of the 3)
    6 c flour
    1 T baking powder
    1 t salt
    1 1/2 t cloves
    1 1/2 c granulated sugar
    1/2 c powdered sugar
    1 c toasted almonds, coarsely chopped
    1 c butter or margarine

Directions:

    1.  Mix together flour, baking powder, salt cloves, sugars, and almonds in large bowl.

    2.  Add butter and cut into flour mixture (like you would for pie crust).

    3.  Make a well in the middle of the flour mixture and add beaten eggs.  Mix.

    4.  Divide dough into 4 parts and shape each part into a long roll about 2 inches in diameter.

    5.  Place rolls on 2 well-greased cookie sheets, placing each roll several inches apart.  Flatten rolls somewhat.

    6.  Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

    7.  Remove from oven and let cool about 5 minutes.  Slice rolls diagonally, about 3/4" thick.

    8.  Lay cut side down on cookie sheet and return to oven.  Bake an additional 15 minutes or until golden brown.

 

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