Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  98
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  18 g
  • Fat  2 g
  • Cholesterol  12 mg
  • Sodium  45 mg
  • Potassium  26 mg
  • Phosphorus  76 mg
  • Calcium  43 mg
  • Fiber  0.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Store up to 2 weeks in an airtight container or freeze.
  • Traditional biscotti are made with just anise seed; however, today, there are many “gourmet” versions with various dried fruits and/or nuts.  Keep in mind that nuts are high in phosphorus and potassium; however, a reduced amount can be added.
  • For cranberry-orange-pistachio biscotti, omit the anise and add 1 cup dried cranberries and 1/4 cup finely chopped unsalted pistachios.
  • For blueberry biscotti, omit the anise seed and orange rind, substitute 2 teaspoons vanilla extract for the orange extract and add 3/4 cup dried blueberries.

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8 Comments | Average User Rating:
Anise and Orange Biscotti
Linda39 says:

Is this recipe using homemade baking powder? Or are the nutrients per serving for store-bought baking powder? I haven't made this recipe, but I need to rate it so will give it a 3 stars for hopefullness of it. Dietitian comment: No it uses regular baking powder.

May. 05, 2018, 11:33 AM
Anise and Orange Biscotti
ldyhaz62 says:

Need to add more liquid. Mix is too dry to form. Check measurements. Dietitian comment: Thanks for your feedback. I will check into this recipe and adjust as needed.

Jan. 19, 2017, 12:28 PM
Anise and Orange Biscotti
lexie16 says:

how on earth can a recipe have 2 tlbs of such little liquid to 2 1/2 cups of flour.. If written properly one should not have to add water or any other liquid. Must have been a HUGE egg they used. Dietitian comment: Thanks for your feedback. We will check this recipe and make adjustments. Similar biscotti recipes do contain more eggs.

Dec. 28, 2016, 11:32 AM
Anise and Orange Biscotti
richkidney says:

My attempt at this was a disaster. I couldn't get past the crumbly stage. I'd like to try again if one of those who were successful would re the recipe.

Jan. 15, 2016, 6:45 PM
Anise and Orange Biscotti
BigD777 says:

This is an excellent recipe and I've been making biscotti for many years. When dough seems to dry, a small amount of water is needed with any recipe. Mine turned out great.

Mar. 30, 2014, 11:37 AM
Anise and Orange Biscotti
nutroll says:

This was excellent the anise and orange together were a treat.

Mar. 29, 2014, 3:29 PM
Anise and Orange Biscotti
remargable says:

I wouldn't have been able to roll the dough into a ball at all, so I added water until it seemed workable. These tasted great - my family loved them.

Jan. 24, 2013, 3:09 PM
Anise and Orange Biscotti

well I think this is the first recipe, that was a flop. It tasted ok, but was so very dry and crumbly, and I usually luv biscotti! :-(

Jun. 05, 2012, 4:09 PM

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