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Dried Fruit & Date Biscotti

Enjoy this recipe with morning coffee, afternoon tea, or after dinner as dessert. My “Dried Fruit & Nut Biscotti” is made with all natural ingredients and NO granulated sugar! For “dunkers,” it holds its shape when you submerge in coffee, tea, or milk! This recipe also makes a great homemade gift!

Dried Fruit & Date Biscotti

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Servings 25

Ingredients
  

  • 1 3/4 c. Flour
  • 1/2 c. almond meal
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 c. coconut oil melted, extra virgin cold pressed
  • 1/2 c. pumpkin
  • 1 c. unsweetened apple sauce
  • 3 tsp. lemon extract
  • 1 c. dates, chopped or dried cranberries
  • 1 c. dried apricots, chopped
  • 1/2 c. unsalted pistachios
  • 1/4 c. unsweeteneed coconut flakes
  • 1/4 c. walnut pieces
  • coconut oil spray

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Spray coconut oil over the cookie sheet and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, add flour, almond meal, baking powder, pumpkin, applesauce, extract, dried fruits, nuts, coconut flakes, and pour in melted coconut oil. Mix well, forming a dough.
  • On a large piece of parchment paper, place the dough (in half pieces or one-piece) and form a log with your hands.
  • With a sharp knife, slice dough log (s) horizontally in slices about an inch in width.
  • Place each piece of dough side by side on a greased cookie sheet.
  • Spritz the top of dough with a bit more coconut spray.
  • Bake in the oven at 350 degrees F for approximately 30 minutes (until slightly golden). Remove cookie sheet from oven, and with a spatula, turn biscotti over. Spritz again with coconut oil spray. Bake another 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove biscotti tray from the oven and let cool.
  • Store biscotti in a Zip Lock bag in the freezer.

Notes

For extra sweetness you can add a few packets organic stevia to the Biscotti dough.

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