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Almond (Twice Baked) Cookies
Almond (Twice Baked) Cookies
(Biscotti Alle Mandorle)
 
 
Ingredients:

10 oz (275 grams) plain white or Italian type '00' flour
5 oz (150 grams) caster or superfine sugar
1 teaspoon (5 ml) baking powder
2 free range eggs and 1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla extract
4 oz (100 grams) whole blanched almonds

Directions:

Pre-heat the oven to 180C (350F) Gas Mark 4.

Put the flour, sugar, baking powder, eggs, egg yolk and vanilla extract into a bowl and mix well together by hand.

Add the almonds and knead until mixed together.

Divide the dough into 6 pieces, then form each piece into a roll a flatten into a flat cigar shape.

Arrange on a baking tray and bake in the oven for 20 minutes.

Remove from the oven and cut each biscuit into 4 pieces then return to the oven and bake for a further 10 minutes until golden.

Transfer to a wire rack and leave to cool. Makes 24.

That's it!
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