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biscotti affettati
Cookie Slices/Biscotti Affettati (Walnut biscotti, using butter, flavored with anise)
Originated from: Italy
Occasion: Any time & special times
Contributed by: Taken from "The Complete Italian Cook Book: LA CUCINA" by Rose L. Sorce (Grosset & Dunlap, 1953)

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4 eggs, beaten slightly
1 dessertspoon anise or other flavoring
1 heaping tablespoon baking powder
1/3 lb butter
1 1/3 cups sugar
3/4 lb walnuts, coarsely ground
3 1/3 cups flour


Cream butter and sugar, add eggs, flavoring, and baking powder; cream well, add flour and nuts, and roll into a loaf.

Bake in a moderate oven (350 degrees F.) about 30 minutes.

Cut into slices while still warm.


This recipe was taken from "The Complete Italian Cook Book: La Cucina" by Rose L. Sorce. It was published by Grosset & Dunlap in 1953. For the entire copyright-free cookbook see www.archive.org.... Photo: Mary Melfi.

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