Almond Butter Biscotti

Prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini.

Recipe inspired by Cheers Boo.

Crunchy, nutty, sweet, completely gluten free and dairy free! This biscotti recipe is a dream for anyone that likes almonds! It´s perfect for breakfast, snack and my favorite is to dunk into coffee, soaking up all the flavor that melts in your mouth when you take a bite. Enjoy!

For more information about all the goodies that almonds offer click here.

INGREDIENTS

For biscotti

  • ½ cup of coconut sugar
  • 2 tbsp. date syrup or other liquid sweetener (honey, maple syrup, etc)
  • ½ cup almond butter made with the NutraMilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups almond flour made with the NutraMilk
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt 

For almond butter

  • 2 cups (300g) almonds
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pink Himalayan salt (optional)

Topping (optional)

  • Chocolate almond butter made with the NutraMilk 
  • Chopped almonds

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Making almond butter
    • Place almond and salt in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set for 12-13 minutes.
    • Press Start.
    • Open the container lid.
    • If necessary, set for an additional 1-2 minutes for a creamier butter. 
  • Preheat oven to 350 F (170 C).
  • Mix together coconut sugar, date syrup and almond butter.
  • In a separate bowl mix eggs and vanilla.
  • Add egg mixture to almond butter mixture.
  • Now add flour, baking powder and salt to the almond butter mixture.

  • With wet hands - (because dough is sticky) form dough into a log ( 12 inches longish by 4 inches wide by ½ inch thick) on a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Bake in the oven for 25 min.
  • Take out log and let rest for 15 min.
  • To make chocolate almond butter- add desired amount cacao powder (approx. 1 tsp for 1/2 cup of almond butter and sweetener of choice. Add a little water to thin and whisk till combined.

  • Cut biscotti, drizzle with chocolate almond butter, top with chopped almonds and Enjoy!