Honey Almond Biscotti

Ingredients

  • ½ cup
    butter or margarine
  • ¾ cup
    BeeMaid honey
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp.
    vanilla
  • 3½ cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp.
    ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp.
    aniseeds
  • ½ tsp.
    salt
  • ½ tsp.
    baking powder
  • ¼ tsp.
    baking soda
  • 1 cup
    dried cranberries or candied cherries
  • ¾ cup
    slivered almonds

Directions

Cream butter in large bowl with electric mixer; beat in honey, eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, cinnamon, aniseeds, salt, baking powder and baking soda in small bowl; mix well. Stir into butter mixture. Stir in cranberries and nuts. Shape dough into two 10x3x1 inch logs on greased baking sheet. Bake in preheated 350F oven about 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven; cook 5 minutes. Remove to cutting board. Reduce oven temperature to 300F. Cut each log into ½-inch strips; place on baking sheet. Bake about 20 minutes more or until crisp throughout. Cool completely on wire racks. Makes 3 dozen.

Recipe courtesy of Recipe courtesy of The National Honey Board