Seeded Cheddar Biscotti

Bring these savory biscotti cookies to a holiday potluck, or wrap them up in a pretty basket and give as a Christmas gift.

Makes:
50 servings
Prep:
30 mins
Bake:
20 mins 375°F
Cool:
1 hr
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Seeded Cheddar Biscotti

Ingredients
2 1/4
1/3
cup yellow cornmeal
1 1/2
teaspoons sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon dry mustard
1/2
teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
 
Dash cayenne pepper
3/4
7
teaspoons assorted seeds (such as poppy seeds, dill seeds, celery seeds, sesame seeds, and/or flax seeds) or purchased bread topping seed mix
2
eggs, lightly beaten
1/2
cup buttermilk
2
tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a very large cookie sheet with parchment paper or foil; set aside. In a bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt, baking powder, baking soda, dry mustard, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Stir in cheese and seeds.
  2. In another bowl, combine eggs, buttermilk, and melted butter. Add egg mixture to flour mixture; stir to form a crumbly dough.
  3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Gently knead until dough clings together. Divide dough into thirds. Shape into three 10-inch-long loaves. Place loaves on the prepared cookie sheet; flatten slightly.
  4. Bake about 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the centers comes out clean. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 hour.
  5. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Using a serrated knife, cut loaves into 1/4-inch slices. Place slices on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. Turn slices over; bake for 10 to 12 minutes more or until crisp and dry (do not overbake). Transfer slices to wire racks and let cool.

Nutrition Facts

(Seeded Cheddar Biscotti)
    Per serving:
  • 39 kcal cal.,
  • 1 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 0 g monounsatured fat),
  • 12 mg chol.,
  • 109 mg sodium,
  • 5 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 0 g sugar,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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