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Cranberry Pine Nut Biscotti

My Cranberry Pine Nut Biscotti are crispy, lightly sweetened and studded with nutritious ingredients like cranberries and pine nuts- they're perfect for the holidays!

Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 24
Calories 141 kcal
Author The Foodie Physician


  • 1 ¼ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 ¼ cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ cup pine nuts
  • ½ cup reduced sugar Craisins (dried cranberries)
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Whisk the flours, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl. Stir in the pine nuts and dried cranberries until well combined.
  3. Place the eggs, sugars, vanilla and orange zest in the bowl of a stand mixer and beat with the paddle attachment until well incorporated.
  4. Add the dry ingredients and continue to mix until a stiff dough forms.
  5. Divide the dough in half and place the balls of dough on a cutting board dusted lightly with flour. Roll each ball out into a log roughly 9 inches long by 2 inches wide. Place them on a baking sheet lined with a nonstick silicone baking mat or parchment paper. Press down on the top of the logs to flatten them slightly.
  6. Bake 28-30 minutes until firm to the touch. As they cook, the logs will spread out slightly. Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
  7. Transfer the logs to a cutting board and using a serrated knife, cut them on a diagonal into ¾-inch thick slices.
  8. Arrange the slices upright on the baking sheet and place it back in the oven. Bake an additional 15-20 minutes (cook longer for extra crispy biscotti).
  9. Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Pine Nut Biscotti
Amount Per Serving
Calories 141 Calories from Fat 28
% Daily Value*
Fat 3.1g5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
Carbohydrates 25.2g8%
Fiber 2.4g10%
Protein 3.6g7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.