Pistachio and Golden Raisin Biscotti

These are wonderful with a cup of tea!

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INGREDIENTS

  • 3cups all-purpose flour
  • 1teaspoons baking powder
  • 1teaspoon salt
  • large eggs
  • cup sugar
  • 1cup butter 
  • 1cup coconut oil
  • teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 12teaspoon almond extract
  • 1teaspoon grated orange rind
  • cup shelled pistachios
  • 1 cup golden raisins, dried apricots or dried cherries

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Position rack in center of oven.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl and set aside.
  4. Whisk eggs, sugar, butter, oil, vanilla and almond extracts and lemon peel in a large bowl.
  5. Gradually stir in dry ingredients until smooth.
  6. Stir in nuts and raisins.
  7. Form dough into a 15×4 ½-inch log or prepared sheet.
  8. Bake 30 minutes until edges are lightly browned.
  9. Cool for 15 minutes.
  10. Keep oven on.
  11. With serrated knife, cut log on angle into 18 ½” thick slices.
  12. Lay slices flat on cookie sheet and bake until bottom of cookie turn golden about 10-12 minutes.
  13. Turn cookies over and bake 10-12 minutes more.
  14. Cool cookies on wire racks.
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