Cherry Almond Biscotti

An easy recipe for Cherry Almond Biscotti. Sweet maraschino cherries and crunchy almonds liven up this classic Italian cookie. Biscotti means “twice baked” in Italian, and you’ll follow suit for lots of extra crunch!

In 1998, I was in high school in my first Accounting class. To combat the dryness of the Wisconsin winter air, my teacher had this lovely cherry-almond lotion that she used.

Looking back, it was probably just Jergen’s signature scent, but I remember thinking at the time: Cherries and almonds? That would be an amazing cookie.

An easy recipe for Cherry Almond Biscotti. Sweet maraschino cherries and crunchy almonds liven up this classic Italian cookie. Biscotti means "twice baked" in Italian, and you'll follow suit for lots of extra crunch!

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