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Robin's Mandelbread Cookies

No recipe image available.A twice-baked bread similar to biscotti.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 large eggs
2 cups granulated sugar - divided use
3 cups all purpose flour, sifted
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon lemon juice
4 ounces sliced almonds
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large bowl beat eggs and 1 cup sugar.
  3. Sift together flour and baking powder, add alternately with oil to egg mixture. The batter will be very thick. Add vanilla and lemon juice. Stir in almonds and chocolate chips.
  4. Form dough into two or three flattened loaves, about 1 1/2-inch thick. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
  5. Sprinkle with a mixture of 1 cup sugar and cinnamon.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven.
  7. Slice into strips while still hot. Turn over, sprinkle again with any remaining cinnamon and sugar mixture and bake for another 5 minutes.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.