The perfect cookie for coffee-dunking! This Spiced Biscotti with Maple Glaze is exactly what you need to accompany all your hot beverages this fall. Great for gifting, too!
Every time I make biscotti I wonder why I don’t make it more often. Like… biscotti is something I should have in a happy little cookie jar on my counter top ALL THE TIME. I drink an awful lot of coffee, and nothing can jazz up that morning cup like a cookie that is completely acceptable for dunking. In fact, biscotti is made for dunking. It’s the reason it exists.
Spiced Biscotti has all the spices we love about fall - the cloves, cinnamon, and ginger that make us flip over things like Pumpkin Spice Lattes. It’s not the pumpkin. It’s the spice! And these unassuming little biscotti cookies are loaded with it. They are also perfect for accompanying a PSL. I am an advocate for keeping a stash in the car for emergency coffee cookies.
Also! If you are not a coffee drinker, Spiced Biscotti is great with tea.
If you are looking for fun homemade gifts, especially for a coffee lover? Biscotti in a cute little tin is an excellent idea. In fact, if anyone wants to ship a tin to me that would be excellent. Speaking of shipping, Spiced Biscotti ships easily!
If you have questions about shipping baked goods I have all the answers in this article I wrote on How to Ship Baked Goods. It’s pretty popular this time of year and comes in handy.
Last year around this time I made you guys some Gingerbread Biscotti. There’s also this Cardamom Biscotti Recipe that I really like -- it has dried cranberries and white chocolate chips! But if you want something delicious and simple, and packed with the fragrance and flavor of fall, Spiced Biscotti with Maple Glaze is exactly where it’s at.
Bonus! You probably have all these ingredients hanging around in your cabinet. Cookie win.
For the Maple Glaze:
Demarle Silpat Non-Stick Baking Mat
Le Creuset Jelly Roll Pan
360 Bakeware Jelly Roll Pan
Cuisinart Stand Mixer
Recipe adapted from Cook’s Illustrated’s Spiced Biscotti (p. 804 in the New Best Recipe Revised Edition)