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Gingerbread Biscotti - plain or chocolate dipped!

Gingerbread Biscotti - plain or chocolate dipped! Perfect for gift giving at the holidays or for cookie exchanges!
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword biscotti, chocolate
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 30 small biscotti
Calories 94 kcal


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup dark molasses
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp powdered ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
US Customary - Metric


  1. Cream the butter and sugar well. Blend in molasses and water.
  2. Sift together remaining ingredients and blend together until dough forms.
  3. Chill 2 to 3 hours.
  4. Form the dough into two 3 inch wide logs and place 6 inches apart on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for about 30 minutes at 350 degrees F.
  6. Remove the biscotti from the oven and let cool for about 5 minutes before cutting the biscotti on a diagonal into ¾ of an inch thick slices.
  7. Place the biscotti back on the parchment lined cookie sheet and reduce the temperature to 300 degrees F.
  8. Bake for an additional 15 minutes before turning the cookies over and baking for an additional 10 minutes. Cool completely.
  9. Melt 12 ounces of dark chocolate chips in a double boiler.
  10. Dip one side of the biscotti into the chocolate and let stand until the chocolate cools and hardens.

Recipe Notes

The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by third party software and is meant as a guideline only. Exact accuracy is not guaranteed. For recipes where all ingredients may not be used entirely, such as those with coatings on meats, or with sauces or dressings for example, calorie & nutritional values per serving will likely be somewhat lower than indicated.

Nutrition Facts
Gingerbread Biscotti - plain or chocolate dipped!
Amount Per Serving (1 plain biscotti)
Calories 94 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 108mg5%
Potassium 94mg3%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 95IU2%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.