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Straightforward Gingerbread Biscotti | 365 Days of Baking and Extra

This Gingerbread Biscotti with molasses is frivolously sweetened and filled with flavorful warming spices. Cozy gingerbread spices are at their finest baked into crunchy biscuit cookies and served with a scorching mug of espresso!

A plate of holiday biscotti

The vacation season is just not full and not using a few sorts of gingerbread cookies within the combine. Possibly it’s the nostalgia issue, however even the odor of those spiced biscotti as they bake is sufficient to get me within the seasonal spirit.

Gingerbread Biscotti

Then, there’s the style: an ideal mixture of heat spices together with ginger, cinnamon, and cloves all baked to toasty perfection in traditional biscotti!

These are just too good to take pleasure in simply yearly. Why not let gingerbread biscotti grow to be a daily accompaniment to your morning cup (or pot) of espresso irrespective of the season?

Ingredients for biscotti with molasses and spices.

What do I would like for this scrumptious biscotti recipe?

You will want these substances to make this straightforward home made biscotti:

  • vegetable oil
  • sugar
  • massive eggs (room temperature)
  • molasses
  • all-purpose flour
  • complete wheat flour
  • baking powder
  • ginger
  • cinnamon
  • cloves
  • nutmeg
Making Gingerbread Biscotti

Why complete wheat flour?

You could be stunned to see complete wheat flour in a cookie recipe! Utilizing the upper fiber, grainier flour makes biscotti more durable by absorbing extra water. On this recipe, I exploit a mixture of white and complete wheat in order that the biscotti have a tough chunk with out tasting nutty or grainy.

Floor spices or freshly grated?

It’s positive onerous to beat the comfort of floor spices whenever you’re baking! On this recipe, I exploit primarily floor spices, with one exception: nutmeg. You solely want a tiny quantity of it to make an enormous distinction within the fragrant taste of those gingerbread biscotti with molasses.

You will discover containers of complete nutmegs within the spice aisle at most well-stocked grocery shops. Grate the nutmeg with a pointy meals razor or this grating instrument I’ve in my kitchen, simply earlier than including it to the biscotti dough.

That being stated, for those who can’t discover complete nutmeg or just favor to not use it, be at liberty to make use of floor nutmeg on this recipe. I assure it’s going to nonetheless style (and odor) unbelievable.

Process photos for making ginger biscotti

Tips on how to make Gingerbread Biscotti

In the event you’ve by no means made biscotti earlier than, this straightforward biscotti recipe is the proper strategy to begin, and making it’s a lot simpler than you’ll assume!

First, beat collectively oil, eggs, sugar, and molasses with an electrical mixer in a medium bowl till mixed. Then combine the dry substances collectively in a separate massive bowl at low pace. Steadily add the flour combination to the moist substances and mix till a thick dough varieties.

On a frivolously floured floor, divide this stiff dough into two logs in regards to the size of your baking sheet.

Place your biscotti logs onto your ready baking sheet lined with parchment paper and set the timer for a primary bake to about 25 minutes. Then, utilizing a pointy serrated knife and a slicing board, reduce the logs into half-inch-wide slices. Place slices on their aspect and put them again within the oven once more for a second bake, about 5 minutes.

Lastly, flip them as soon as final time and allow them to bake till crisped and golden brown (one other 5 minutes or so).

As troublesome as will probably be to withstand biting right into a crunchy cookie as quickly as they arrive out of the oven, be sure that to allow them to cool on a wire rack first!

Dipping biscotti cookies in white chocolate

Serving Options

Everybody is aware of that biscotti are finest served with one thing scorching to dunk them in! A freshly-brewed scorching cup of espresso or robust espresso is the normal dunker of alternative, however why not get a little bit artistic to make your biscotti breakfast much more enjoyable?

The frivolously sweetened cookies pair effectively with sweeter drinks like our home made Sizzling Chocolate and White Chocolate Mocha. Or, for a breakfast mixture that ginger lovers will go loopy for, attempt gingerbread biscotti with a Cookie Butter White Chocolate Mocha too!

In the event you’re extra of a tea particular person than a espresso connoisseur, I can’t consider something higher than contemporary gingerbread biscotti dipped in candy and spicy Chai Tea on a chilly winter day.

Spiced Biscotti in a mug

Biscotti Recipes

Upon getting mastered the artwork of home made biscotti, there are almost limitless combos of flavors and mix-ins to attempt! These Peppermint Chocolate Biscotti with white chocolate drizzle are successful at Christmas cookie exchanges and make an amazing present!

These fruity Cranberry Orange Pistachio Biscotti and Citrus Biscotti recipes are two extra of our reader favorites. Retailer-bought biscotti simply can’t evaluate with a freshly home made deal with! They’ll additionally make nice presents, too.

Biscotti dipped in white chocolate

From extra ginger cookie variations to revamped childhood favorites, now we have all of the cookie recipes you have to fulfill your candy tooth all yr lengthy.



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Gingerbread cookies

Get cozy with home made Gingerbread Biscotti! This straightforward biscotti recipe has the proper mix of spices and wealthy molasses taste.

Gingerbread Biscotti

Created by: Lynne Feifer

Gingerbread Biscotti

Course Breakfast, Dessert

These crunchy biscotti are crammed with the warming spices of traditional gingerbread. Flippantly sweetened and baked to crisp perfection, they’re the proper match on your Christmas morning espresso.

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  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • In a big mixing bowl, beat collectively oil, eggs, sugar and molasses till mixed.

  • In a separate bowl, whisk collectively the flours, baking powder, ginger, cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg. Steadily add the flour combination to the moist combination till a stiff dough varieties.

  • Divide the dough in half. On a frivolously floured floor, roll every half of the dough right into a log the size of your cookie sheet (about 18 inches). Place the logs on the baking sheet. Use your hand to pat down the dough till it’s 1/2 an inch thick.

  • Bake for 25 minutes. Take away biscotti logs from the oven and let cool barely, simply till the dough is cool sufficient to deal with (about 5 minutes). Use a serrated knife to chop biscotti logs into 1/2 inch thick slices.

  • Flip the biscotti slices on their aspect with one reduce find yourself and one reduce finish down. Return to the oven and bake for five – 7 minutes. Flip the biscotti and bake for one more 5-7 minutes or till the cookies are hardened. Permit to chill utterly earlier than dipping in melted chocolate.

  • Put together a piece floor or room temperature cookie sheet with a sheet of parchment.

  • In a small microwaveable bowl, soften the white chocolate chips for 30 seconds. Stir effectively, and warmth for added 1o second increments, stirring in between till chocolate is melted and utterly easy. Dip one finish of every cookie into the white chocolate and place onto the parchment-lined floor. Enhance with coloured sprinkles.


  • Retailer biscotti in an hermetic container at room temperature. Get pleasure from inside 2 weeks of baking for finest style. 


Serving: 1cookie | Energy: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fats: 1g | Saturated Fats: 0.4g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fats: 0.2g | Trans Fats: 0.001g | Ldl cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 18IU | Vitamin C: 0.01mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg

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This publish was initially printed 12/9/11. It has been up to date in format and with photos 11/14/22. Recipe tailored from AllRecipes.

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