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Lemon Tea Biscotti

Lemon Tea BiscottiThese crunchy Italian cookies are flavored with lemon, tea and vanilla. They go great with afternoon tea, or after dinner coffee.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
4 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/4 cup NESTEA® Unsweetened Instant 100% Tea
2 tablespoons water
3/4 cup chopped pecans

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly grease two baking sheets.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Beat sugar and butter in large mixer bowl until light and creamy. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract and lemon peel.
  3. Combine Nestea and water in small bowl; stir until tea is dissolved. Add to sugar mixture. Gradually stir in flour mixture and nuts. Shape dough into two 11 x 2-inch logs on each baking sheet; smooth sides with rubber spatula.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center of each log comes out clean. Slide logs onto cutting board and cut diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Return to baking sheets cut side down.
  5. Bake, turning biscotti over halfway through, for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Makes 36 biscotti.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/36 of recipe): Calories: 130 Calories from Fat: 70 Total Fat: 7 g Saturated Fat: 3.5 g Cholesterol: 35 mg Sodium: 85 mg Carbohydrates: 16 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 6 g Protein: 2 g

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.