Serving Size:
1 piece

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein


  • 2 cups all-purpose white flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries, sweetened


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Place parchment paper on a baking sheet.
  3. In a medium bowl sift together flour and baking powder.
  4. In a large bowl beat sugar, butter, orange zest and salt with a mixer. Add eggs, one at a time and mix until well blended. Slowly add flour mixture and mix until all flour is incorporated.
  5. With a spoon, mix macadamia nuts and cranberries into dough.
  6. Remove dough from bowl onto a very lightly floured surface; form dough into a loaf that is approx 12” long and 3” wide.
  7. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 40 to 45 minutes until barely golden on surface. Remove from oven cool loaf for 30 to 40 minutes.
  8. Cut the cooled loaf into 3/4”-thick slices using a bread knife. Place slices back on the baking sheet and bake for another 15 minutes until biscotti are lightly golden. Remove from oven and cool on a rack.

Helpful hints

  • Cooking times vary with each oven.
  • Biscotti can be stored in an airtight container for about one week.
  • Great for gift-giving around the holidays.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 151

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 20 g

Fat 7 g

Cholesterol 37 mg

Sodium 72 mg

Potassium 29 mg

Phosphorus 34 mg

Calcium 27 mg

Fiber 0.5 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 fat

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