December 11, 2013

Peppermint Biscotti- Cookie Swap

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Peppermint Biscotti

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Peppermint Biscotti

Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 3 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup crushed peppermint candy
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy
Cooking Directions
  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in extract. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir in peppermint candy. Gradually add to creamed mixture, beating until blended. Mixture will be stiff. Divide dough in half.
  2. On an ungreased baking sheet, roll each portion into a 12-inch x 2-1/2 inch rectangle. Bake at 350ยบ for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Carefully remove to a wire racks; cool for 15 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board; cut diagonally with a sharp knife into 1/2 inch slices.
  3. Place cut side down on ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until firm. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  5. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle chocolate over biscotti and sprinkle with crushed candy.
  6. Place on wax paper until set. Store in airtight container.
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