Chocolate Peanut Butter Biscotti
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Biscotti

These Chocolate Peanut Butter BiscottiĀ are reminiscent in taste of the much beloved peanut butter cookie!
Course Cookie
Cuisine Italian
Servings 30
Author Marisa

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • pinch of fine sea salts
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 3/4 cup golden yellow sugar or light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all natural creamy peanut butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate covered peanuts roughly chopped
  • lightly beaten egg white from one egg for brushing on the logs
  • FOR THE TOPPING
  • 2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
  • 2 teaspoons all natural peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped chocolate covered peanuts

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Whisk the flour, baking powder and salt together in a medium sized bowl and set aside
  • In a large bowl beat the butter, sugar and peanut butter on medium high speed just until fluffy for a minute or two.
  • Next, beat in the eggs and vanilla extract until combined.
  • With the mixer on low speed, beat in the flour mixture just until combined.
  • Stir in the coarsely chopped peanuts.
  • Divide the dough in half and roll each portion on a lightly floured work surface into a 12 inch log and transfer each log to the prepared baking sheet.
  • Brush the biscotti with the beaten egg white.
  • Bake in preheated oven until golden brown for about 25 minutes.
  • Let cool for 10 minutes.
  • Once cooled, slice the biscotti crosswise into 3/4 inch pieces and place upright back on the baking sheet.
  • Return to the oven and bake an additional 15 minutes.
  • Let cool then drizzle with chocolate peanut butter and sprinkle some chopped chocolate covered peanuts.
  • CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER DRIZZLE
  • Place the 2 ounces of chocolate in a microwave safe bowl and melt in the microwave for about 60 seconds while stirring every 15 seconds till melted.
  • Stir in the peanut butter until well combined.
  • Drizzle the chocolate peanut butter over the biscotti and sprinkle with the remaining chopped chocolate covered peanuts.