Chocolate Chip Cantuccini Cookies

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The Christmas season has begun & now baking cookies can finally start again. Today I’ll show you a quick recipe for delicious Italian cantuccini or biscotti cookies with chocolate chips.

Cantuccini or biscotti are traditional almond biscuits from Italy that are baked twice (like rusks). Have fun baking!




Cooked/Baked today: Chocolate Chip Cantuccini Cookies
Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Preparation Time: 50 minutes
Category: Baking Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Sweets & More, Recipes with Chocolate, Christmas Recipes, Recipes with Almonds, Italian Recipes
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Chocolate Chip Cantuccini Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cantuccini Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cantuccini Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cantuccini Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cantuccini Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cantuccini Cookies

Ingredients for 20 – 25 Cantuccini Cookies:

  • 300 grams flour
  • 125 grams soft butter
  • 100 grams sugar
  • 100 grams chocolate chips/chunks
  • 100 grams almond sticks or chopped almonds
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 sachet vanilla sugar
  • A pinch of salt

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Mixing bowl
  • Baking sheet + baking paper
  • Knife to portion cantuccini cookies

Instructions:




…for Chocolate Chip Cantuccini Cookies:

Preheat the oven to 180°C (top/bottom heat). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Put 2 eggs, 125 grams soft butter, 100 grams sugar, 1 sachet of vanilla sugar & a pinch of salt in a mixing bowl & mix together for 2 – 3 minutes until well combined. Next, gradually add 300 grams flour & stir in until you got a smooth dough & everything is well combined.

Preparing Cantuccini Dough

Preparing Cantuccini Dough

Finally, add 100 grams of chocolate chips and 100 grams of almonds sticks or chopped almonds, fold in with a spatula until all the ingredients are evenly distributed & then transfer the dough to the prepared baking sheet.

Baking & Portioning Cantuccini Cookies

Baking & Portioning Cantuccini Cookies

Flatten the dough & shape it into a long & flat “loaf of bread”. Then transfer the baking sheet into the preheated oven for 25 – 30 minutes & bake it until lightly brown, then take the sheet out of the oven and allow to cool for about 5 minutes.

Chocolate Chip Cantuccini Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cantuccini Cookies

Cut the dough into slices about 2 centimeters thick with a knife & put it back on the baking sheet with the cut surface facing up. Put the cantuccini back in the oven for another 8 – 10 minutes & bake until golden-brown and crispy. Have fun baking!




Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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