We've taken the guesswork out of making these patisserie beauties, so you can prepare them at home (for less than 25 cents a pop!). Be sure to weigh the ingredients precisely, and follow the step-by-step directions to make meringue, fold in the almond mixture, and pipe the batter into rounds. Delight one and all with the gorgeous, delicious, professional-looking results.
These Italian cookies are made without butter or oil and are twice baked to crisp perfection. Mix up the flavor with ingredient swaps and feel good about eating more than one. Try
Rum-Soaked Raisin Biscotti,
Mexican Chocolate Biscotti,
and Brown Sugar and Date Biscotti.
Ground chicory is a beloved ingredient in New Orleans. The roasted and ground root of the endive is most notably used to smooth the sharpness of coffee. Here, it lends a pleasantly bitter note to these biscotti-like cookies. A bit of instant espresso powder can also be used.