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Gingerbread Biscotti

Looking to add a festive treat to your favorite coffee, tea, or hot cocoa? Then you must whip up a batch of these Gingerbread Biscotti. They are a delicious sweet to enjoy this holiday season.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword biscotti, christmas, dessert, gingerbread, holiday
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 18
Calories 236kcal



  • 10 ounces about 1 1/4 cups white chocolate baking wafers
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening Crisco
  • sprinkles


  • Begin by preheating your oven to 320 degrees F. Line two baking pans with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt.
  • In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat the eggs, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and molasses until thickened: about 4-5 minutes. At low speed, add the flour mixture. Mix until just combined.
  • Wet your hands, and form the dough into 2 equally sized logs. They should be roughly 8 inches long, 4 inches wide, and 3/4 of an inch tall. Place one log on the center of each baking pan.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, rotating the pans halfway through.
  • Remove these from the oven and let rest for 15 minutes.
  • After the logs have begun to cool but are still warm, use a serrated knife to slice the cookies about 3/4 inch wide.
  • Place the cookies, standing up, onto a baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack.
  • While the cookies cool, melt the white chocolate and vegetable shorting in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in 30-second intervals stirring between until the chocolate is melted and smooth.
  • Place a piece of wax paper on your work surface.
  • Working in batches of 4-5, dip half of the biscotti into the white chocolate and allow any excess to drip off. (Depending on the size of your bowl, you may need to use a spoon or spatula to help you coat the biscotti.) Add the sprinkles* to the white chocolate, then set onto the wax paper.
  • Allow the chocolate to set completely, then pack and store in an airtight container.


You can find the gingerbread people sprinkles HERE and the red, green, and white sprinkles HERE.


Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 178mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1mg