Simple Gingerbread Biscotti

Gingerbread Biscotti - Perfect treats or gifts for the holidays! Loaded with gingerbread flavor and ready to dip in that piping hot coffee.

Gingerbread biscotti is a must make holiday treat and it’s great for gifting to neighbors and friends.  

It’s loaded with gingerbread holiday flavors and has the perfect crunch. It’s not too hard which I prefer in a biscotti.

You don’t need a cup of coffee to enjoy one but it sure does enhance the pleasure!

Gingerbread Biscotti - Perfect treats or gifts for the holidays! Loaded with gingerbread flavor and ready to dip in that piping hot coffee.

Preheat oven to 375F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

In a large bowl, mix together the melted butter, sugar, eggs, and molasses, combining well.

In a separate bowl whisk together the all-purpose flour, salt, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.

Mix dry ingredients together with butter mixture, and continue to work it until thick dough forms.

Gingerbread Biscotti - Perfect treats or gifts for the holidays! Loaded with gingerbread flavor and ready to dip in that piping hot coffee.

Divide dough in half. Shape each half into logs about 10×3 inches. Place on the parchment-lined cookie sheet. Pat each log down to about 1/2 inch thick.

Gingerbread Biscotti - Perfect treats or gifts for the holidays! Loaded with gingerbread flavor and ready to dip in that piping hot coffee.

Bake for 25 minutes.

Remove from oven (still, keep the oven on,) and allow it to cool just long enough to handle.

Gingerbread Biscotti - Perfect treats or gifts for the holidays! Loaded with gingerbread flavor and ready to dip in that piping hot coffee.

Carefully move one loaf at a time to a cutting board.

With a serrated knife cut on the diagonal into 1/2″ slices. Place back on the cookie sheet with the cut side down and bake again for 7-8 minutes then turn each piece over and bake another 7-8 minutes.

Gingerbread Biscotti - Perfect treats or gifts for the holidays! Loaded with gingerbread flavor and ready to dip in that piping hot coffee.

Let cool completely at room temp. If desired, drizzle with melted white chocolate or your choice of icing.

Gingerbread Biscotti - Perfect treats or gifts for the holidays! Loaded with gingerbread flavor and ready to dip in that piping hot coffee.

This is a great recipe to make several batches, keep some for yourself and share some with friends and neighbors!

Check out our Gingerbread Cookies.

Gingerbread Biscotti Recipe

Gingerbread Biscotti

Perfect treats or gifts for the holidays! Loaded with gingerbread flavor and ready to dip in that piping hot coffee.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Cookie, Dessert
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: biscotti, cookies, ginger biscuits, gingerbread
Servings: 24
Calories: 140kcal
Author: Don’t Sweat The Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs, room temp
  • 1/4 cup real molasses
  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 Tablespoons ground ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground nutmeg
  • Optional: Melted white chocolate for drizzling

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the melted butter, sugar, eggs, and molasses, combining well. In a separate bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Whisk dry ingredients together to incorporate. Mix dry ingredients together with butter mixture, and continue to work it until thick dough forms.
  • Divide dough in half. Shape each half into logs about 10×3 inches. Place on parchment lined cookie sheet. Pat each log down to about 1/2 inch thick.
  • Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from oven (still, keep the oven on,) and allow it to cool enough to handle.
  • Using a sharp bread knife, cut each log into 1/2 inch thick diagonal slices. Place each sliced biscotti on its side, and bake about 7-8 minutes. Turn each cookie over and bake another 7-8 minute or until cookies feel dry and are turning crispy.
  • Let cool completely at room temp. If desired, drizzle with melted white chocolate or your choice of icing.

Nutrition

Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 117IU | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg

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Comments

  1. Reply

    When you bake them the second time do you put the flat sides down? Or the way you have them pictured with the frosting??

    1. Reply

      Hi Tammy, I place them flat side down. Thank you for coming by and have a very blessed day!

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