An Easy Recipe for Brownie Biscotti

Brownie biscotti are the perfect complement to hot chocolate, coffee and tea. Ingredients include:

ingredients for brownie biscotti

Unsalted butter 1/3 cup
Granulated sugar ¼ cup
Baking powder 2 tsp
Eggs 2 large
Vanilla extract 1 tsp
Unsweetened cocoa powder 1/3 cup
All purpose flour 1¾ cups
Semisweet chocolate chips ½ cup
Finely chopped walnuts or pecans ¼ cup
1 beaten egg yolk
1 Tbsp water to make egg wash
    Mixing butter, sugar, and eggs

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit, and lightly grease a cookie sheet or line it with parchment paper.

  • Using an electric mixer, beat butter until softened. Then add sugar, baking powder and combine them together well. Beat in 2 whole eggs and vanilla extract.

    Brownie dough

  • Fold in cocoa powder and flour. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts until they are just combined.

    Forming dough

  • Divide dough in half and shape each portion into a 9 x 2 x 1 inch loaf. Place them on prepared cookie sheet and brush them with egg wash.

  • Cooling biscotti
    Bake for 20 – 25 minutes. Please note that the surface of these loaves may crack slightly while being baked. Cool them on baking sheet for 30 minutes.

  • When you are ready to bake them again, heat oven to 325 degrees F., then cut each loaf diagonally into ½-inch thick slices.

  • Brownie Biscotti
    Place slices, cut side down, on cool cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, then turn slices over and bake for another 10 minutes.

  • Remove from cookie sheet and cool on wire rack. Store in airtight containers. Brownie biscotti can be kept frozen for up to a month.

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