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Biscotti

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Ingredients
  Nonstick spray coating 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped almond 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), crushed
  Shredded lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
Directions

Spray a large baking sheet with nonstick spray coating; set aside.
In a mixing bowl stir together flour, baking powder, chopped almond, and lemon peel.
Set aside.
In a small mixer bowl beat margarine with an electric mixer on medium speed till softened.
Add sugar; beat till fluffy.
Add eggs; beat well.
Stir in flour mixture.
On waxed paper shape dough into two 12 inch long logs.
Place on prepared baking sheet; flatten logs slightly.
Bake in a 375° oven for 15 to 20 minutes or till lightly browned.
Cool completely on wire racks (about 1 hour).
Cut each log into 1/2 inch slices.
Arrange slices, one cut side down, on the baking sheet.
Bake in a 300° oven for 10 minutes.
Turn over; bake 5 to 10 minutes longer or till crisp and dry.
Cool completely on wire racks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked

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