Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Spiced Raisin Biscotti

1 pkg. white cake mix ($.45)
2 eggs, minus one yolk ($.20)
1/2 C. unsweetened applesauce ($.25)
1 3/4 C. flour ($.15)
2 tsp. cinnamon ($.10)
1/2 tsp. nutmeg ($.05)
1 tsp. vanilla extract ($.05)
1 tsp. rum extract ($.10)
3/4 C. golden raisins, rough chopped ($.35)
3 T. brown sugar ($.05)
1/2 tsp. cinnamon ($.05)

Preheat oven to 375.

Mix well all ingredients except raisins, brown sugar, and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon. Stir in raisins. Divide dough in half and form each half into a 9x3" log, flattened on top. Dust with cinnamon- brown sugar mixture.

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 12-16 minutes or til cookies are just crisp. Top with drizzle.

1/4 C. powdered sugar
1 T. milk
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

Mix well all ingredients, mixture should be thin.

Yields = 3 dozen
Cost: $1.80
Cost per biscotti: $.05


  1. This sounds like an easy way to make biscotti!

  2. Sweet NothingsOctober 03, 2011

    I'm not a big nut fan so I love this recipe for biscottio - just made them yesterday and they were a huge hit! Might try with cranberry next.