Almond-Fig Soft Biscotti
  • 1/2cup chopped almonds
  • 1 3/4cups whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut, palm, or brown sugar
  • 3/4cup natural cane sugar
  • 1teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2tablespoons almond oil
  • 2 1/2teaspoons almond extract
  • 1/2cup finely chopped dried figs
  1. Preheat oven to 375˚. Line a baking sheet or jelly-roll pan with parchment paper.
  2. Heat a small skillet over medium heat and toast almonds for 3–4 minutes, until golden. Transfer to a plate to cool.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugars, baking powder, and salt. In a separate bowl, lightly beat eggs with almond oil and extract. Stir wet ingredients into dry (batter should be very stiff, but still sticky). Stir in figs and almonds, but don’t overmix.
  4. Roll batter into two 5×2-inch logs and arrange on baking sheet, leaving 2–3 inches between them. Bake until golden and tester inserted into center comes out clean, 15–20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on a rack for 5 minutes. Using a very sharp knife, cut on a slight diagonal into 1/2-inch-wide pieces. Serve warm, or cool completely and store in an airtight container.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Almond-Fig Soft Biscotti
Amount Per Serving
Calories 78 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 2g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 78 cal, 3g fat (2g mono, 1g poly, 0g sat), 15mg chol, 2g protein, 12g carb, 1g fiber, 50mg sodium