Mocha and Spice Biscotti

The following coffee bean infused biscotti comes from Chow and Chatter, its perfect for the season and would make a fun Christmas gift for coffee lovers:


  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • a handful of almonds
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of allspice
  • 2 tablespoon of cocoa
  • dash of vanilla essence
  • one tablespoon freshly ground coffee


1. Preheat oven to 375 and grease cookie sheet

2. beat eggs, oil and sugar together

3. slowly add in flour and baking powder , nuts, cocoa, vanilla essence, coffee beans and allspice and stir, it makes a thick and sticky mixture.

4. put on cookie sheet and press down to 1/2 inch thickness.

5. Bake for 25-30 min until golden brown, then remove and let it cool

6. slice the biscotti then bake for about 3 minutes on each side, in fact the word biscotti in Italian means twice baked đŸ™‚