Recipes and Cooking Pistachio Biscotti 4.7 (6) Add your rating & review This slice-and-bake cookie recipe includes the delicate flavors of pistachio and white chocolate and a zesty twist of citrus. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 35 mins Cool Time: 1 hrs Bake Time: 36 mins Total Time: 2 hrs 11 mins Servings: 42 Yield: 42 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¾ cup butter, softened ½ cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup cornmeal 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 ½ cup chopped pistachio nuts 2 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel 5 ounce white chocolate, coarsely chopped 1 tablespoon shortening Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In mixing bowl beat butter on medium to high 30 seconds. Add sugar and baking powder; beat until combined, scraping bowl. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add cornmeal and as much flour as you can with mixer. Stir in remaining flour, 1 cup nuts, and orange peel. Shape dough in three 8x1-1/2-inch loaves. Place 4 inches apart on large ungreased cookie sheet; flatten slightly. Bake 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on sheet 1 hour. Reduce oven to 325 degrees F. On cutting board cut each loaf in 1/2-inch slices; return slices to cookie sheet. Bake 8 minutes. Turn cookies; bake 8 to 10 minutes more or until browned. Cool on racks. In saucepan melt white chocolate and shortening. Dip cookies in melted chocolate, sprinkle with remaining nuts. Let set on parchment or waxed paper. Makes 42 cookies. Tips Store in airtight container in single layer at room temperature up to 3 days. Tips Nutrition facts are given per cookie. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 115 Calories 7g Fat 13g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 42 Calories 115 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 14mg 5% Sodium 37mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 13g 5% Total Sugars 5g Protein 2g Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 0.5mg 3% Potassium 63mg 1% Folate, total 12.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.