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Friday, March 23, 2018

Vanilla Bean Mocha Biscotti #NielsenMasseyInspires #EasterRecipes

*Disclosure: I received product to sample from ­­­­­Nielsen-Massey Vanilla.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.


Today I’m partnering with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla to bring you an awesome recipe!

Is a family operated business that strives to deliver the finest vanillas.  In addition to vanilla, Nielsen-Massey Vanilla also make a number of other wonderful extracts.

Nielsen-Massey Vanilla provided me with a bottle of their fabulous Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Paste.  I mean, hello, what’s not to love?  The vanilla paste features a stunning flavor and those signature vanilla beans specks (I can’t wait to make vanilla bean ice cream with this!)

Want to know the best part? Nielsen-Massey Vanilla is also providing a sample of their Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Paste to one of my readers!  Yay!  Don’t miss the Rafflecopter Giveaway below!

But since it’s nearly Easter, I thought I’d made a lovely cookie that’s the perfect addition to any Easter brunch!  Because who can say no to a cup of coffee and biscotti (especially after staying up for the Easter Vigil mass?!?)


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Vanilla Bean Mocha Biscotti

½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 tablespoon Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste
1 teaspoon coffee extract
2 cup all purpose flour
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup mini chocolate chips


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment or a silicone mat.

Place the butter and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer.  Beat on medium until light and creamy.  Add the eggs, vanilla bean paste, and coffee extract.  Beat until smooth.

Add the flour, baking powder, and salt.  Mix on low until combined.  Stir in chocolate chips.  Note – mixture should be a bit sticky, if it is too stick add about 2 tablespoons flour.

Divide the dough in half and form into two 12-inch logs.  Place the logs on the baking sheet and pat down until they are roughly 2 ½-inches wide and ¾-inch thick.

Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until done but still soft.

Transfer the parchment or mat with biscotti onto a wire rack and cool for about 10 minutes or until cool enough to handle.

Cut the biscotti into ½-inch slices and place back onto the lined baking sheet, cut side down.

Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees F.

Place the biscotti in the oven.  Bake for 10 minutes, flip the biscotti and bake for an additional 10 minutes or until crisp.

Remove from the oven and cool completely.

Serve with coffee or milk!


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19 comments:

  1. I love the vanilla bean paste! It's the best. These biscotti sound delicious.

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  2. I love biscotti and this one looks amazing! I am also loving the Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole from Easter Week!

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  3. I think my favorite has to be the Easter Egg Sugar Cookies. I love a classic adorable sugar cookie. Although these biscotti? Yes please!

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  4. The roasted pork loin with white wine sauce looks and sounds really good from Easter Week! Always looking for the recipe I found in a magazine but never tore out the page..regreted it. My daughter asked to bring some over to friends..she brought the whole big pork loin over! Just a few pieces were gone that we ate! They said it was the best they have ever eaten! She dated the guy after. I wasn't happy and my granddaughter was only 4 at the time..she still remembers that! Lol. I have been looking to replicate the recipe for yrs ever since.

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  5. I love all of these recipes! I should make these biscotti for my grandma 💜

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  6. I've never tried vanilla bean paste but now I'm curious to try. I've been loving all of the great Easter Week recipes!

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  7. HORSERADISH DEVILED EGGS, I'm thinking about how to use up the hard boiled eggs that we will be decorating.

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  8. I would love to try the Carrot Cake Cookies from Daily Dish Recipes.

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  9. I have never made biscotti, but this makes me want to give it a try!

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  10. These look great and I love the sound of the flavors too!

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  11. Love their products, and the biscotti looks great! My to try list has gotten huge during the course of Easter Week!

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  12. That fresh pea hummus recipes looks great!

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  13. The deviled eggs are my favorite, but that is primarily because the grocers are practically giving eggs away this time of year!!

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  14. THe biscotti sounds incredible.
    I think my favorite post of the week has to be the Eggs Benedict Quiche - so smart and creative!

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  15. Caroline's Greek Lamb Keftiko along with your recipe for the Vanilla Bean Mocha Biscotti Amy

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  16. My favorite was Roast Pork Loin with White Wine Sauce.

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