Cinnamon Walnut Biscotti
Author/Submitted by: Nancy Dooley
plus 2 T. sugar,
Preheat oven to 300=B0F. Grease and flour baking sheet.
Using an electric mixer with a dough hook attachment, combine flour, 1 C.
sugar, baking soda and powder, and salt in a large bowl until blended.
In a small bowl, whisk 2 eggs, 1 egg yolk, vanilla, and orange zest. Add
egg mix to flour mix; continue beating until a soft dough forms. Turn
a lightly floured surface.
Add walnuts and knead 3 minutes or until walnuts are evenly distributed.
Divide dough in half. On baking sheet, shape each piece of dough into a 2
1/2 x 10-inch loaf, flouring hands as necessary. Allow 3 inches between
loaves on a baking sheet.
In a small bowl, combine remaining 2 T. sugar and cinnamon.
In another small bowl, beat remaining egg and water. Brush loaves with egg
mixture; sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon mix. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or
until loaves are lightly browned. Cool 10 minutes on baking sheet.
Cut loaves diagonally into 1/2 inch slices. Lay cut cookies flat on a
baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes, turn cookies over, and bake 15 minutes
longer. Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool completely. Store in an
Makes about 2 1/2 dozen biscotti.