• Ingredients
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped hazelnuts, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dried cranberries or cherries

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In another bowl, whisk the eggs; add the sugar, oil, lemon juice and vanilla. Add to the dry ingredients just until combined. Stir in cherries. Divide dough in half.
  • On parchment-lined baking sheet, shape each portion into 12-in x 3-in. rectangle. Bake at 325 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until lightly browned. Carefully remove to wire racks; cool for 5 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees F.
  • Transfer biscotti to a cutting board; cut diagonally with a serrated knife into 3/4-in. slices. Place cut side down on parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until firm, turning after 15 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container.