The classic Italian biscotti is dipped in chocolate to become one of the most decadent treats you can serve. It’s delicious with a hot cup of coffee! Here’s a delectable Chocolate Dipped Biscotti recipe that your family and friends will love.
It’s the holiday season and this time of year no matter where you go, it seems to be all about cookies.
This Chocolate dipped biscotti is a great way to enjoy your favorite cookie in a new and exciting way. Dipping these Italian cookies in chocolate provides an extra layer of sweetness that will make everyone go “mmmmm.”
You can enjoy biscotti as a breakfast treat or after dinner with drinks such as your morning coffee or afternoon tea. These are the perfect cookies for holiday cookie trays or make beautiful gifts for friends and family members.
What is Biscotti?
Did you know that traditional biscotti is actually a cookie? Made from an Italian word that means ‘twice baked”, they have a crunchy texture.
Biscotti is a traditional Italian cookie that can either be savory or sweet.
How to Make My Chocolate Dipped Biscotti Recipe
- 6 tbsp butter
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 tsp vanilla extract or almond extract
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 2 large eggs
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- melting chocolate
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
In the bowl of your stand mixer, mix together the butter, sugar, salt, vanilla, and baking powder until creamy.
Beat in the eggs.
Add the flour and mix flour on low (dough will be sticky).
Scoop the biscotti dough onto the sheet pan and pat it into a long log shape and a few inches wide to get ready for the first bake.
Bake 20 to 30 minutes on your prepared baking sheet. Remove and let cool for about a half hour.
Reduce the oven heat to 325°F.
Transfer the biscotti to a cutting board. Using a sharp serrated knife, lightly slice into thick slices about 1/2″ wide. Place slices onto the baking sheet.
Bake for a second time, an additional 30 minutes until golden brown.
Let your biscotti cookies cool before dipping in chocolate.
In the microwave, melt your chocolate in 30 second intervals in a heatproof bowl.
Dip the crunchy biscotti in melted chocolate and add sprinkles.
Let the chocolate coating dry on a flat surface like a wire rack.
Store in a single layer in an airtight container at room temperature.
How to Change the Flavor of Your Biscotti
The best part about Biscotti is how versatile they are! You can swap out the vanilla extract for almond flavor, lemon zest, orange zest, maple syrup, or add chocolate chips, pine nuts and chopped almonds or whole almonds to your favorite biscotti recipe. Swap out the chocolate for white chocolate or dark chocolate.
Find some new recipes for Biscotti:
- Sour Cherry Chocolate Chunk Biscotti
- Iced Lemon Almond Biscotti Chocolate Chip Biscotti
- Cookinotti Biscotti
- * 6 tbsp butter
- * 2/3 cup sugar
- * 1/4 tsp salt
- * 2 tsp vanilla extract
- * 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- * 2 large eggs
- * 2 cups all-purpose flour
- * melting chocolate
- * sprinkles
- Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
- In a medium bowl, mix together the butter, sugar, salt, vanilla, and baking powder until creamy.
- Beat in the eggs.
- Add the flour and mix on low (dough will be sticky).
- Scoop the dough onto the sheet pan and pat it into a rectangle about a foot long and a few inches wide.
- Bake 20 to 30 minutes.
- Remove and let cool for about a half hour.
- Reduce the oven heat to 325°F.
- Transfer the biscotti to a cutting board.
- Using a serrated knife, lightly slice into slices about 1/2" wide.
- Place each biscotti onto the baking sheet.
- Bake for an additional 30 minutes.
- Let your biscotti cookies cool before dipping in chocolate.
- In the microwave, melt your chocolate in 30 second intervals.
- Dip the biscotti in melted chocolate and add sprinkles.
- Store your holiday biscotti cookies in an airtight container at room temperature.