Gingerbread Biscotti

Are you ready for the season of Gingerbread?

Gingerbread Biscotti @createdbydiane

Oh I’m getting so excited for all the Christmas Baking that is to come this year.

I just love Gingerbread and finally made Gingerbread Biscotti….and Oh how wonderful the kitchen smelled with these in the oven.

I could hardly wait for them to cool,

but then came the icing….

mmmm….and then they were even better.

Of course I had a few while they were warm, it is WAY to hard to wait for them all to cool and the ends don’t count do they!

Here are some other Gingerbread items I’ve made that I’m looking forward to making again this year.

Gingerbread French Toast with Gingerbread Butter

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Gingerbread Spice Cupcakes

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Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

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Gingerbread Spice Cut Out Cookies

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Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites

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Gingerbread Scones 

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and I recently made

Gingerbread Madeleines

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Biscotti is a twice baked firm cookie,

the dough is easy to work with, it can be shaped into long or short logs.

I baked the biscotti in two smaller loaves instead of one large one. I kind of like them small, means I can have a whole bunch of them that way.

First Bake on Gingerbread Biscotti @createdbydiane

 

Use a serrated knife to slice them, it will reduce the chance of them breaking apart.

 

Gingerbread Biscotti with Gingerbread Icing @createdbydiane

When the biscotti are all cool, dip the top edges into the icing.

Not going to lie, the ICING is FABULOUS!

These are perfect cookies for giving as gifts,they wrap nicely and aren’t too fragile. That is they are perfect for giving if you don’t EAT them all!

 

5.0 from 1 reviews
Gingerbread Biscotti
 
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. Beat butter with sugar, mix in eggs one at a time.
  2. Blend in vanilla, molasses and pumpkin pie spice.
  3. In large bowl combine, flour, baking powder, salt.
  4. Add in dry ingredients one cup at a time.
  5. Knead dough and separate into two logs.
  6. Bake at 350 preheated oven for 35 minutes or until bottoms are firm and lightly golden.
  7. Remove from oven and when cool to tough slice with a serrated knife and lay pieced on their sides on baking sheet.
  8. Bake slices for 10 to 15 minutes.
  9. Cool Biscotti on cooling rack
  10. Mix up icing

5.0 from 1 reviews
Gingerbread Icing
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon molasses
Instructions
  1. Mix powdered sugar, corn syrup, water and molasses together until smooth.
  2. Dip tops of biscotti into icing.

 

Gingerbread Biscotti @createdbydiane

Ok, now that is a LOT of Gingerbread inspiration,

what are you ready to make???

 

Before you go anywhere, come see what everyone in the #Holidayfoodparty made for this Holiday. We all got together and made some fun recipes for July 4th and Halloween. Now we are celebrating Christmas!!!

 

Christmas Food Party on Jen's Favorite Cookies

Click on the photos above and it will take you to the recipe for each post.

It looks VERY Christmasy!

Red Velvet Parfait from Cravings of a Lunatic Cranberry & Brie Bites from Crumb Blog Soft Gingerbread Cookies from Roxana's Home Baking Coconut Spice Cake from Magnolia Days Gingerbread Biscotti from Created By Diane Caramel Biscoff Blossoms from That Skinny Chick Can Bake Mint Sandwiches from Jen's Favorite Cookies White Chocolate Cranberry Layer Cake from Pineapple and Coconut Candy Cane Kiss Brownies from Chocolate Moosey Triple Chocolate Buche de Noel from Girl in the Little Red Kitchen Gingerbread Pumpkin Trifle from Hungry Couple NYC Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars from Chocolate, Chocolate, and More
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  1. 1

    I am so ready for the season of gingerbread!! I would love to have this biscotti to go with my coffee for breakfast or an afternoon snack.

  2. 2

    That glaze is so pretty!!

  3. 3

    I adore biscotti. It’s one of the few things that I can dunk in my coffee without having bits fall in it. Add gingerbread to it and I’m in heaven!

  4. 4

    I actually saw and pinned these on Pinterest before I even realized they were yours. I love biscotti (and gingerbread) but have yet to make them. You’re going on my to-do list for this season!

  5. 5

    This biscotti sounds amazing. Ooh I bet dunked in coffee this treat would be a wonderful morning treat! Yum!

  6. 6

    Diane, this is such a gorgeous gingerbread recipe. So classy and unique! Pinned! I wish I had it right now for a dessert with my cup of hot tea!

  7. 7

    The icing looks fabulous Diane! Wonderful recipe for gingerbread!

  8. 8

    I love gingerbread. I mean love, love, love it. The smell just takes over the house. Your biscotti has to be made. It looks ridiculously good and I can’t wait to try it.

  9. 9

    These are so beautiful! I bet they are delicious with that glaze on top.

  10. 10

    Nothing says holiday like gingerbread does! Serve these with gingerbread lattes for double dose of holiday ;)

  11. 11

    Your biscotti are beautiful Diane! My Mom used to make almond biscotti around the holidays – great with a cup of tea!

  12. 12

    Gingerbread biscotti are a holiday tradition at my house, but my version is just plain…. and your frosting looks like just the thing to take them to the next level. (Also, love the idea of making smaller ones so you can eat more and not feel guilty, Genius!)

  13. 14

    Yum :) I love gingerbread! This biscotti sounds perfect

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