Friday, February 27, 2009

Maple Nut Biscotti

1 pkg. french vanilla or yellow cake mix
2 eggs
1/2 C. unsweetened applesauce
2 T. maple syrup
1 1/4 C. flour
1 tsp. maple extract
1/4 tsp. butter extract
1 C. finely chopped pecans

1/4 C. powdered sugar
3-4 T. milk
1/2 tsp. maple extract

Mix well all ingredients, mixture should be thin.

Preheat oven to 375.

Mix well all ingredients except nuts. Stir in nuts. Divide dough in half and form each half into a 9x3" log, flattened on top.

Place on greased cookie sheet, bake 20-25 minutes or til tops of logs are golden brown and firm.
Cool 5 minutes, remove from cookie sheet, and cool 10 minutes.
Using a serrated knife, cut cookies into 1/2" to 3/4" slices.
Bake for 10-15 minutes or til cookies are just crisp. Top with drizzle.

Yield = 36-40 cookies
Pairs well with teas, coffees, and juices.

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