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It is finally looking like Christmas!

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After pretty much going non-stop from Thanksgiving on, I am done with finals.  I am trying to not gloat too much because some of my friends aren’t done until the 18th or even the 22nd.  I can’t help it that my 4 finals managed to wrap up by the 2nd day of exam period.  Now I am just working my last few days at my law clerk job and looking forward to spending some time in Texas.  I have been admiring all the cookie posts that have been piling up in my Google reader, eagerly anticipating getting to try my hand at them. Continue reading

TWD #5: Lenox Almond Biscotti

Simple ingredients, yet so so very good.


These are AWESOME.  I used vanilla extract since I didn’t have any almond extract on hand and added a decent amount of good cinnamon.  I had to bake them a few extra minutes on each bake.

Step 1-Bake the Logs

Step 1-Bake the Logs

I also took the advice from some on the TWD website and put a cooling rack on the baking sheet and laid them on the side for the 2nd bake.  I flipped them after 15 mins and baked them for another 5.

Step 2-Dry them out

Step 2-Dry them out

Perfectly crunchy without being rock hard.   Dave and I have been enjoying them for dessert with a glass of Disaronno on the rocks and dunked into coffee for breakfast. (BTW…I love this mug

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Dunk.

Dunk.

Perfection.

I will def. be making these again.  Dorie was right, make these in double batches 🙂