Biscotti Alla Nonna Fave!

I was expecting this recipe to make the hard, bubbly sort of biscotti one normally encounters in this day and age but these turn out more like fine-grained cookies. Quite tasty.


  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 lb (2 cups) margarine
  • 1 tsp anise extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp anise seed
  • 2 1/2 cup flour, sifted
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder


Cream together eggs, sugar and margarine; add extracts and seeds. Beat until creamy. Sift flour and baking powder and add to mixture. Bake in a 375 degree oven until brown, 10-15 minutes or so. Remove from oven and cut into slats and turn on cut side. Put back into oven to brown, an additional 10-14 minutes.