I love to decorate cookies! I’ve tried really hard to lay off the sugar cookies though, with it’s pound of butter, and equal amount of sugar. I’ve been racking my brain to figure out what I could decorate for Halloween, that doesn’t include sugar cookies. Then it came to me! Biscotti! A little unconventional? Maybe. A little healthy? Totally!
|Step 1: Mix dough ingredients until Moistened.||Step 2: On a floured surface, shape dough into two loaves.|
|Step 3: Bake loaves in oven at 350 for a bout 20-25 minutes.||Step 4: Let loaves cool for about 15 minutes, and then slice diagonally and place on cookie sheet. Bake 15 more minutes at 300 degrees.|
|Step 5: After slices are cooled, decorate with Royal Icing.|
Pumpkin Biscotti Recipe
- 3 1/2 cups 7 Grain Flour (or whole wheat flour)
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
- 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
- 2 eggs
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup agave nectar, or honey
Mix the dry ingredients together (flour, baking powder, salt, and spices). In a separate bowl, mix together wet ingredients (pumpkin, eggs, vanilla, and agave). Combine the wet ingredients with the dry ones until moistened.
On a flour surface, shape dough into two loaves and place on a cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Take out of oven and let cool for 15 minutes. Slice diagonally, and bake again for 15 minutes at 300 degrees. Take out and let cool completely.