Cherry Pecan Biscotti
- serves 18
1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
1 cup icing sugar, sifted
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla
2 ¼ cup all purpose flour
¼ tsp fine salt
2 cup candied red cherries, cut in half
1 cup pecan halves
4 oz white chocolate, melted
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. Cream butter and icing sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla extract. Sift flour and salt over butter mixture and stir until well blended. Stir in halved candied cherries and pecan halves. Divide dough in half and shape into 2 logs. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
3. Bake at 325 degrees F for 25 minutes and let cool for 20 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees F. Slice cookies on the bias into ½-inch wide biscotti and return to baking sheet. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until just lightly browned around the edges.
4. When cookies have cooled, dip half in melted white chocolate.