How to Bake Double Chocolate Walnut Biscotti

This is one of my favorite biscotti recipes. Makes about 30 biscotti. Adapted from the Gourmet magazine cookbook.

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How to Bake Double Chocolate Walnut Biscotti Recipe
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Gather the ingredients. Make sure the butter is out if the fridge for a little bit, so that it gets soft. For the cocoa powder, I really like a rich black variety, such as this Guittard Cocoa Noir.

Gather the ingredients. Make sure the butter is out if the fridge for a little bit, so that it gets soft. For the cocoa powder, I really like a rich black variety, such as this Guittard Cocoa Noir.

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Preheat oven to 350°F. Get out a large baking sheet, and use a silpat or butter and flour it.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Get out a large baking sheet, and use a silpat or butter and flour it.

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3
In a bowl whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.

In a bowl whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.

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Using a electric mixer, beat together the butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.

Using a electric mixer, beat together the butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.

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Add eggs and beat until combined well.

Add eggs and beat until combined well.

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Stir in flour mixture.

Stir in flour mixture.

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It will get dark and form a stiff dough.

It will get dark and form a stiff dough.

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Stir in walnuts and mini chocolate chips.

Stir in walnuts and mini chocolate chips.

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On the baking sheet with clean, floured hands form the dough into two slightly flattened logs, each 12 inches long and 2 inches wide.

On the baking sheet with clean, floured hands form the dough into two slightly flattened logs, each 12 inches long and 2 inches wide.

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Sprinkle with the confectioners' sugar.

Sprinkle with the confectioners' sugar.

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Bake logs 35 minutes, or until slightly firm to the touch.

Bake logs 35 minutes, or until slightly firm to the touch.

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Cool biscotti on baking sheet 5 minutes.

Cool biscotti on baking sheet 5 minutes.

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Transfer to a cutting board.

Transfer to a cutting board.

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Use a serrated knife to cut biscotti diagonally into 3/4-inch slices.

Use a serrated knife to cut biscotti diagonally into 3/4-inch slices.

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Arrange biscotti, cut sides down, on baking sheet.

Arrange biscotti, cut sides down, on baking sheet.

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Put back in the oven and bake until crisp, about 10 minutes.

Put back in the oven and bake until crisp, about 10 minutes.

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Cool biscotti on a wire rack.

Cool biscotti on a wire rack.

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Serve immediately, or keep in an airtight container for up to 1 week. You can also freeze for up to 1 month.

Serve immediately, or keep in an airtight container for up to 1 week. You can also freeze for up to 1 month.

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