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Homemade Chocolate Chunk Biscotti Cookie Recipe
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5 from 1 vote

Chocolate Chunk Biscotti

This crunchy, buttery Biscotti is a holiday favorite with my family and friends.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 loaves
Calories: 1740kcal
Author: Cery

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups dehydrated sugar cane juice
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp homemade vanilla extract
  • 4 1/4 cups unbleached flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp instant coffee
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 pkg semi-sweet chocolate chunks

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  • Now beat in the vanilla.
  • Mix the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, instant coffee, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl.
  • Add to butter mixture a little at a time, beating well between each addition.
  • Add the chocolate chunks and mix with a spoon until evenly distributed.
  • Divide the dough into 4 equal pieces.
  • Butter and flour 2 cookie sheets.
  • On each cookie sheet pat out 2 pieces of the dough into logs about 1/2 inch high, 1 1/2 inches wide, and 14 inches long(ish). Make sure the logs are at least 2 inches apart.
  • Place cookie sheets in the preheated oven. Bake for 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Put the loaves on a cooling rack and let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Put the logs on a cutting board and using a serrated knife, slice the logs on a diagonal into 1/2 inch wide pieces.
  • Put the pieces back on the cookie sheet about 1/2 inch apart and put back in the oven for 10 minutes.
  • Let cool completely and then store in an airtight container.

Notes

If you want to get really fancy, you can dip these in melted almond bark. 
These also freeze beautifully.  Just take them out, let them thaw, and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 1740kcal | Carbohydrates: 218g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 85g | Saturated Fat: 50g | Cholesterol: 291mg | Sodium: 1119mg | Potassium: 689mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 107g | Vitamin A: 1698IU | Calcium: 233mg | Iron: 8mg