banana-pecan-biscotti

Ingredients:

Servings: 24

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/3-1/2 cup mashed banana, about 1 banana

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 large egg

  • 1/3 cup pecans, chopped

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Lightly grease your cookie sheet.

  3. Sift flour and baking powder into a bowl. Add sugar and salt and stir together.

  4. In another bowl combine all the wet ingredients: banana, oil, vanilla and egg.

  5. Pour dry ingredients into wet ones along with pecans; stir together

  6. Flour a board and turn dough out onto it. Form two 8-inch logs. Put onto cookie sheet and pat down to 1/2 inch thickness.

  7. Bake at 350°F for 23 minutes.Turn oven down to 250°F.

  8. Remove logs from cookie sheet and cool for 10 minutes.

  9. Then cut into about 1/2 inch slices and bake 15 minutes at 250°F.

  10. Turn biscotti over and bake another 15 minutes.

  11. *Biscotti will still be soft but will harden as they cool.