Vegan Italian Chocolate-Chip Almond Biscotti
Vegan Chocolate-Chip Almond Biscotti
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 

These chocolate-chip, chocolate-drizzled, almond Italian biscotti are the perfect treat for a rainy morning. Dip into hot coffee and enjoy.

Course: Dessert
Servings: 8 large biscotti
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup blanched almonds
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour*
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tbsp melted vegan butter or melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips (dairy-free)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips (dairy-free) melted
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a food processor, combine blanched almonds, flour, baking powder, and salt. Pulse into a fine meal.

  3. Melt vegan butter (or coconut oil) and measure out 2 tablespoons. Add to food processor with maple syrup, vanilla, and lemon zest. Pulse until just combined. Dough will be wet and sticky.

  4. With a spatula, mix in 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips. 

  5. Divide the dough into two equal parts and pour onto your prepared baking sheet. Shape the dough into two rectangles, approximately 2 x 4 inches long and 1 inch high. 

  6. Bake for 15 minutes at 350F, or until the edges are lightly golden. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly for about 10 minutes. Lower the oven temperature to 300F.

  7. Once the biscotti rectangles are cooled, cut them lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick slices and return to the oven for an additional 30 minutes (or until golden brown). 

  8. Use a spoon to drizzle melted chocolate on top. Chill until chocolate drizzle hardens.

Recipe Notes

*Gluten-Free Option: To substitute for gluten-free flour, add 1 tsp xanthum gum (baking times may vary slightly)

 

Nutritional Information
Serving Size: 2 Cookies
Calories 443   Total Fat 24.4g  Saturated Fat 11.9g  Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 150mg   Potassium 221mg   Total Carb 50.6g   Fiber 4.8g
Sugars 29.7g   Protein 7.5g