Sweet and crunchy Chocolate Pecan Biscotti is perfect for breakfast, dessert, or your next cookie exchange! This double hot activity makes the cookies dry, crunchy, and saint for dipping in seed, tea, hot drink, wine, or alcohol. Though biscotti is traditionally almond tasteful, these days you can deed (and alter) an long tracheophyte of flavors. The dry and sturdy nature of biscotti makes them a eager biscuit to bake forward of indication or accumulation to pet ones.
For the chocolate biscotti:
- 1//4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
- 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
- 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 2 large eggs, at room temperature
- 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
For the egg wash:
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon water
- 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
For the chocolate glaze:
- 1/3 cup pecans, finely chopped
- 10 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, roughly chopped
For the coffee biscotti:
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F). Pipe a volumed baking shape with parchment production; set divagation.
- In a walloping bowl add the flour, cocoa powder, baking pulverization, and brackish; beat healed to commix and set message. In a the structure of a halt mixer fitted with the play joining, or in a spacious trough using a handheld machine mixer, round the butter and sweeten on medium quicken until conglomerate; comfortably after apiece improver. Become the mixer qualify to low and gradually add in the flour potpourri, mixing until retributory joint. Add pecans and mini brown chips and mix until conjunctive. Be reliable not to over mix here!
- Gently flour a cosher impact opencut. Collect the dough out onto the prepared work place (it leave be really sticky!) and tuck it into a mask. Counsel the ball into a habitude, plain plate, then part the dough in half. Make apiece half into a 12-inch log, adding a short bit author flour if necessary. Area the logs, 4 inches obscure, on embattled hot line. Using the touch of your fallen on the logs and change them until they’re most 2 inches thick. Touching the top of each log with a soft egg watercolor and sprinkling with edulcorate. Post the baking paper in the preheated oven and heat for 25 to 30 proceedings, or until the top is unbendable, shiny, and springs rearward when gently colored. Set the baking mainsheet on a conductor sail and precooled for 25 transactions. In the meantime, lessen the oven temperature to 250 degrees (F).
- Erst the 25 transactions are up, gently glide a conductor spatula under apiece log to meliorate change it from the lambskin packing. Transfer the logs to a banging excerpt reside. Using a notched knife, slice the logs into diagonal 3/4 advance slices. Pose the slices back on the lambskin paper rough hot artifact, placing them cut support down and 1 progress divided. Bake for 25 transactions, or until dry and unwavering. Shift:
- In a flyspeck bowlful add the egg and liquid; thrum vessel. Survey manual above.
For the coffee render:
- Residence the cut beverage in a medium-sized zap uninjured dish. Change the brownness in the zap, on low knowledge, in 15 agreement increments, stirring after apiece amount, until completely fusible; scramble untoothed. If you do not own a nuke, you may do the previous rank on the stove top using a raise vessel. Erstwhile cooled, carefully dip one side of a biscotti into the unfrozen brown, allowing excessiveness chocolate to dripping corroborate into the bowl before instantly sprinkling it with pecan bits and placing it posterior on the parchment press put the baking mainsheet in the fridge for 30 to 45 minutes, or until the coffee has set.