Granola Biscotti

posted by Liz 07-28-98 6:09 AM

Granola Biscotti

1 cup granola
2/3 cup blanched sliced almonds
1/2 cup butter
2/3 cup light brown sugar, packed
1/3 cup honey
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups untleached or all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1-1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt

Place nuts in a shallow pan and bake in preheated 325 oven for 8-10 minutes or until golden. Let cool.

In a mixing bowl cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in honey, eggs and vanilla.

In a bowl combine the flour, baking powder, soda, cinnamon and salt. Add to the creamed mixture mixing until blended. Mix in granola and nuts. Divide dough in half.

On a greased and floured baking sheet pat out into two logs about 1/2 inch high, 1-1/2 inches wide and 14 inches long, spacing at least 2 inches apart.

Bake in the middle of a preheated 325 degree oven for 25 minutes or until lightly browned.

Transfer from the baking sheet to a rack. Let cool until easy to handle. Place on a cutting board. With a serrated knife slice diagonally at a 45 degree angle about 3/8" thick. Lay the slices flat on the baking sheet and return to the oven for 10 minutes longer, turning them over once to dry slightly. Let cool on a rack. Store in a tightly covered container.
Makes about 4 dozen.

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