Cranberry Orange Walnut Biscotti

posted by Mary Ann Mariotti 12-02-99 6:39 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Cranberry Orange Walnut Biscotti
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Serving Size : 72 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Citrus Fruit
Holiday Walnut
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/2 navel orange
3 large eggs
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 tablespoons unsalted butter -- melted
3 3/4 cups flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups dried cranberries
1 1/4 cups walnuts -- coarsely chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and butter a large baking sheet.

Cut orange half into chunks including peel and discarding seeds and in food processor puree till smooth.

In large bowl with electric mixer beat together eggs and sugar till creamy. Add 1/2 cup orange puree and vanilla and beat till fluffy about 5 mins. Add butter, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt and stir till combined. Stir in cranberries and nuts till combined.

On baking sheet, form into three 12 inch logs about 2 1/2 inch wide. Bake in middle of oven till golden. Cool and slice and arrange on baking sheet and bake an additional 12 to 15 mins or till goldend. Makes 72.

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