Cherry Almond Biscotti

Cherry Almond Biscotti

Treat yourself to the delightful crunch and flavor of Cherry Almond Biscotti. These twice-baked Italian cookies are studded with tangy freeze-dried cherries and crunchy almonds, offering a perfect balance of flavors. Ideal for pairing with your morning coffee or as a light afternoon snack, these biscotti are not only delicious but also a joy to bake.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup freeze-dried cherries, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup almonds, roughly chopped


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a larger bowl, beat together sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla extract, mixing well.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, stirring until just combined.
  5. Fold in the chopped freeze-dried cherries and almonds.
  6. Divide the dough in half and form two logs on the prepared baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  8. Remove from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes. Then cut into diagonal slices.
  9. Place the slices back on the baking sheet and bake for an additional 10 minutes on each side, or until crisp.
  10. Let the biscotti cool completely before serving.
  11. Enjoy these cherry almond biscotti with your favorite hot beverage.

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