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Chocolate Dunk-Shot Biscotti

“These are great with a hot drink!” These crunchy bites are perfect with after-dinner coffee or as a morning treat. They're just as yummy dunked in milk. Nancy Whitford - Edwards, NY
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    4-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar blend
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 large egg whites, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon water

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar blend, cocoa, salt and baking soda. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, 2 egg whites, vanilla and coffee granules; let stand for 3-4 minutes or until granules are dissolved. Stir in orange zest. Stir into flour mixture and mix well. Stir in almonds and chocolate chips.
  • Divide dough in half. On a baking sheet coated with cooking spray, shape each half into a 14x1-3/4-in. rectangle. Combine water and remaining egg white; brush over rectangles. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until cracked and firm to the touch. Carefully remove to wire racks; cool for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a cutting board; cut diagonally with a serrated knife into 1/2-in. slices. Place cut side down on ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 5-7 minutes on each side or until firm. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested with Splenda sugar blend.
Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 40 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 39mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.
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