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Fruit and Nut Biscotti

fruit nut biscotti
  • (1/3 cup) golden raisins
  • (2 Tbsp.) dry marsala or apple juice
  • (2 3/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • (1 cup) sugar
  • (1/3 cup) sliced almonds, toasted
  • (2 Tbsp.) crystallized ginger, chopped
  • (1 tsp.) baking powder
  • (1/2 tsp.) baking soda
  • (1/2 tsp.) ground cinnamon
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (2) eggs
  • (1) egg white
  • (1 tsp.) vanilla
  • Grated rind of 1 orange
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • (1 Tbsp.) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed

Fruit and Nut Biscotti

Crunchy biscotti cookies loaded with raisins marinated in apple juice, toasted almonds and citrus.

Preparation Time
About 20 minutes
Cook Time
About 45 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. 2In a small bowl, cover raisins with marsala or apple juice, set aside 10 minutes.
  3. 3Meanwhile, mix together flour, sugar, almonds, ginger, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  4. 4In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, egg white, vanilla, orange rind, lemon rind and orange juice concentrate. Add raisins. Add to flour mixture, stir to combine.

  5. 5Separate dough into 2 equal parts. On baking sheet, shape each into a 13 in. long by 1 in. thick log, leaving 2 inches inbetween them. Bake 25 minutes, or until firm. Cool on a wire rack 10 minutes.

  6. 6Reduce oven to 300°F. Slice each roll into 18 equal, diagonal slices. Place back on baking sheet and another 20 minutes. Cool on a wire rack and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cookie

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 74
  • Total Fat 0.8 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 14.9 g
  • Protein 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol -- mg
  • Sodium 53 mg
  • Fiber 0.5 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Cookies and Brownies

Recipe Ethnicity: Italian

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Peanuts

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.