When I ran across this recipe I was looking for something simple and great for a high-roller event at the Symphony. Stumbled on to this and from that day forward it has become a must-have …Learn More
Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti
- Related Items
Sara Moulton made Christmas Cookies on Good Morning America in 2001. These are wonderfully crunchy with a tart burst of cranberry in each bite. While these were made and promoted as a Christmas Cookie, I think they are great all year round. In myMid-CenturyHome we always get an extra bag or 2 of fresh cranberries during the season and freeze for use later in the year when we can’t get fresh.
1½ cups dried cranberries (about 1/4 pound)
2½ cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1 cup of sugar
½ teaspoon of baking soda
½ teaspoon of baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup, salted and shelled natural pistachios
1 large egg, lightly beaten with 1 teaspoon of water to make egg wash
1. Soak cranberries in boiling hot water to cover in a small bowl until softened, about 10 minutes. Drain and then pat dry with paper towels.
2. Preheat oven to 325° F. Butter and flour a large baking sheet, knocking off excess flour.
3. Mix together flour, sugar, baking soda and powder in a large bowl with an electric mixer at moderate speed until combined well. Add eggs and vanilla and beat just until a dough forms. Add cranberries and pistachios and mix at a low speed.
4. Turn out dough onto a well-floured surface and knead several times. Halve the dough and form each half into a a 13 – by 2-inch slightly flattened log on a baking sheet, using floured hands, and spacing logs about 3 inches apart. Brush logs with egg wash.
5. Bake in the middle of the oven until golden brown – 25 to 30 minutes. Cool logs on baking sheet on a rack for 10 minutes. Transfer onto cutting board and cut diagonally into ½ inch thick slices with a serrated knife. Arrange slices, cut side down, in one layer on a baking sheet (don’t worry if slices touch each other). Bake in the middle of the oven, turning once, for 20 to 25 minutes total.
Recipe courtesy of Gourmet magazine, 2001
Deep-Fried Twinkies, fried chocolate bars and now fried cookies have been selling like hot cakes at fairs around the nation recently. The chefs behind these sugary fried treats say success depends on the batter, which …
Grilled Lamb Chops Scottaditi with mushrooms, garlic confit and mint will send you over the edge. And when it’s from Mario Batali, who can go wrong! He made this dish on Good Morning America during …
A basic spice mixture used in dozens of Emeril Lagasse’s recipes. Mix it up and keep some on hand to kick any dish up a notch. A must-have at this Mid-Century Home! Ingredients: 5 tablespoons …
Parties are great fun for the guests, but not always for the host. By the time you’re through worrying about food, drinks and everyone’s coats, the party’s over! During the 1996 holiday season, Good Morning …
What a great way to start a lazy, sunny, Sunday morning or a brunch with overnight guests. Ingredients 8 cups chilled Champagne 2 cups orange sherbet 1 cup whipping cream, whipped to soft peaks 8 mint sprigs 2 tangerines …