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Chocolate Biscotti in a gift box

Chocolate Biscotti Recipe with Hazelnuts

These chocolate biscotti are full of chocolate chunks and chopped hazelnuts. Perfect dipped in coffee or tea!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword biscotti, chocolate biscotti
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 245kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Using a stand or hand mixer, whip the eggs with sugar until the mixture doubles in volume.
    eggs and sugar in a mixing bowl
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and cacao.
    dry ingredients combined
  • Add the egg mixture into the flour mixture and stir to combine. Mix in the chopped hazelnuts and chocolate chips.
    Biscotti batter with chocolate and hazelnuts
  • Divide the dough in half. Form two or four logs on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Note: The dough may be sticky. To better handle it, wet your hands with cool water.
    Biscotti dough shaped into two
  • Bake for 35 minutes. Remove the dough from the oven and set it aside to cool for 10 minutes. Reduce oven heat to 275°F.
    Baked biscotti log on a baking sheet
  • Cut logs diagonally into 3/4-inch thick slices. Place the slices on their sides on a parchment paper covered baking sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 more minutes.
    Sliced biscotti on a cutting board
  • Create a water bath by bringing a saucepan of full of water to boil. Place a metal bowl on top of the saucepan. Pour the chocolate chips into the bowl, stirring continuously until fully melted. Remove the bowl from the saucepan and dip half of each biscotti in the melted chocolate.
    Melted chocolate in a bowl
  • Lay dipped biscotti on a parchment paper lined baking sheet until the chocolate hardens.
    Chocolate Biscotti on a baking sheet
  • Serve with a hot cup of coffee or tea! Serve leftovers in an airtight container on the counter or freeze for future snacking.
    Chocolate Biscotti in a gift box


Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 262mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 47IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 2mg