Candy Bar Biscotti

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 cup almond toffee bits

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper or grease with shortening.
  2. Combine first 5 ingredients and set aside.
  3. Using electric mixer, cream sugar and butter until smooth and fluffy.
  4. Beat in vanilla extract.
  5. Add eggs one at a time and mix well.
  6. Mix in reserved dry ingredients.
  7. Stir in mini chips and toffee bits.
  8. Spoon dough into 2 log-shaped pieces on prepared baking sheet. Using oiled hands, shape into strips that are 11 1/2 inches long and 3 inches wide.
  9. Space them on baking sheet 3 inches apart.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 minutes.
  11. Remove from oven and let sit for 5 minutes.
  12. Set oven temperature to 325 degrees F.
  13. Remove parchment paper and place strips on cutting surface. Using serrated knife, cut ends of each strip on a diagonal to create an even edge.
  14. Continue to cut each strip diagonally into 1/2-inch slices. Place slices back onto baking sheet cut sides up.
  15. Bake at 325 degrees F for 15 more minutes, until crisp.
  16. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  17. Store in airtight container.

Yield: 32 biscotti