Lenore’s Secret Biscotti Recipe


Lenore’s Secret Biscotti Recipe

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbsp. almond extract
  • Mix in (Until dough detaches from side of bowl):
  • 3 1/2 to 4 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 2 tbsp. anise seed
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped almonds

Shape into 3-4 loaves. Bake on greased sheet at 375 degrees for 30 minutes (or until fawn colored). Slice diagonally while warm. Enjoy!


Lenore’s Sesame Seed Cookie Recipe

  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 lb. sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Sift together flour & baking powder into a large bowl; rub in butter & vegetable shortening with fingers until crumbly. Add sugar, eggs, milk & vanilla; mix together with hands to form a smooth dough. Roll dough 1 1/2 tsp. at a time into small logs. Moisten with water, roll in sesame seeds. Place on greased cookie sheet 1 inch apart.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes (until firm & light).

Yield: 3 1/2 dozen.


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