These vegan biscotti are crispy, scrumptious, and ideal for dunking! They’re additionally simpler to make than you’d assume, with only a handful of straightforward elements.

Plate of Vegan Biscotti with coffee cup on the side.

Again within the early days of this web site I attempted to veganize my grandfather’s biscotti recipe, and failed miserably. The cookies fell aside after I tried to slice them and my husband and I needed to eat all of the damaged biscotti bits.

Okay, possibly “failed miserably” is incorrect. Consuming even damaged biscotti bits is a fairly joyful occasion.

It took me years to attempt my hand once more at veganizing my outdated favourite Italian cookies. I would been pondering there should be some magical secret to creating vegan biscotti that might maintain as much as slicing. I lastly gave it one other go and found a number of methods.

Slicing these biscotti is the trickiest a part of the recipe, since we’re not utilizing eggs as a binder like with conventional biscotti. However with my suggestions under I am certain you may make it occur. And your biscotti will probably be completely scrumptious!

These vegan biscotti are excellent for vacation gifting and wonderful with a cup of espresso.

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Substances You may Want

Beneath you may discover the fundamental elements for making chocolate dipped vegan biscotti with pecans, as I’ve proven within the photographs. You may additionally discover some data on substitutions, so you may make the recipe your personal!

  • Flour. We’re utilizing all-purpose flour (also referred to as wheat flour or white flour). I have never examined the recipe with every other varieties of flour, so I am unable to say if they’re going to work. I would warning in opposition to utilizing gluten-free flours, which could not have sufficient binding capability for this explicit recipe.
  • Baking powder.
  • Cinnamon. That is completely optionally available, however I really like the flavour it provides an excellent taste that compliments the pecans and cinnamon actually properly!
  • Salt.
  • Vegan butter. Search for manufacturers like Earth Steadiness and Miyoko’s within the fridge of your grocery store, close to the place common butter is bought.
  • Sugar. Use natural sugar, which is processed with out animal merchandise, so it retains the recipe vegan.
  • Non-dairy milk. Nearly any number of milk that is unflavored and unsweetened can be utilized, with the one actual exception being canned coconut milk. Almond milk, soy milk, cashew milk and oat milk all work! Want extra steering? Try my information to dairy-free milks.
  • Vanilla extract. You’ll be able to substitute this with almond extract, which works notably properly for those who additionally use almonds rather than pecans (see under), and even anise extract for conventional Italian anise biscotti.
  • Pecans. I selected pecans not solely as a result of they’re scrumptious, but additionally as a result of they make our vegan biscotti straightforward to slice. They’re gentle, so far as nuts go. Walnuts (additionally fairly gentle) could be an excellent substitute. You might additionally use dried fruit, like cranberries, or a mixture of nuts and dried fruit. Tougher nuts like almonds can be utilized, however will make the already difficult means of slicing your biscotti a bit trickier. You may also skip the stir-ins altogether if you would like!
  • Vegan chocolate chips. Simply use these if you would like to make chocolate dipped biscotti. I used Get pleasure from Life model for the darkish chocolate dipped biscotti and King David model for the white chocolate. Each are vegan!

How They’re Made

The next is an in depth picture tutorial on learn how to make this dish. Scroll all the way in which down if you would like to skip proper to the recipe!

  • Begin by whisking your dry elements collectively in a big bowl: flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.

Dry ingredients for making Vegan Biscotti in a glass bowl with whisk.

  • In one other massive mixing bowl, use an electrical mixer (hand mixer or stand mixer, your name!) to cream the butter and sugar collectively.
  • Beat within the non-dairy milk and vanilla into the combination.

Tip: Be certain your butter and non-dairy milk are at room temperature earlier than you start. All the time to this with baking tasks until in any other case specified!

Hand mixer blending butter and sugar in a glass bowl.

  • Start beating the dry elements into the moist elements, including only a bit at a time and utilizing your electrical mixer on low pace.

Tip: The dough could seem a bit crumbly at this level. Take a look at it by urgent some in your palms to verify it holds collectively. If it crumbles, add a splash of non-dairy milk.

  • Stir in chopped pecans by hand.

Hand stirring pecans into cookie dough in a glass bowl.

  • Place your dough right into a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and form it right into a log.
  • Place the baking sheet into the oven and bake your biscotti log till it turns golden brown on the skin.

Unbaked log of Vegan Biscotti on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.

  • Take the baking sheet out of the oven and place it on a cooling rack. As soon as the log has cooled down a bit you may fastidiously take away it from the baking sheet and place it straight on the cooling rack. This can pace up the cooling course of!
  • Slice your log as soon as it has cooled fully. We’re chopping it into 1 inch slices on a forty five diploma angle. Bear in mind, that is the difficult half.
  • Use a pointy non-serrated knife. I discover the most effective technique is to fastidiously press the purpose of the knife into the highest of the log the place you wish to make a lower, making a small puncture. Repeat that course of alongside the size of your required lower till you’ve got fashioned a really shallow lower that goes all the way in which throughout the log. Use this as a information earlier than sliding the knife in and fastidiously chopping additional. Take it gradual and be affected person!

Word: Most biscotti recipes advocate utilizing a serrated knife, however that didn’t work for me. (Possibly it really works higher for non-vegan biscotti.) Use a non-serrated knife.

Sliced loaf of Vegan Biscotti on a cutting board with knife on the side.

  • Prepare your vegan biscotti slices on a baking sheet and pop them again into the oven. Toast them for about 10 minutes on both sides.

Enjoyable reality: Biscotti are baked twice, and the title “biscotti” actually means twice baked.

Vegan Biscotti slices on a baking sheet.

  • Place your baking sheets on a cooling rack and let your biscotti cool. Optionally, dip them in melted vegan chocolate. You’ll be able to even roll the dipped parts in chopped nuts for further deliciousness.

Vegan Biscotti arranged on a white wooden surface.

Leftovers & Storage

Vegan biscotti will hold in an hermetic container at room temperature for at the least two weeks or within the freezer for about 3 months.

Chocolate dipped Vegan Biscotti sitting on top of a coffee cup.

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Close up of chocolate dipped Vegan Biscotti on a plate.

Vegan Biscotti

These vegan biscotti are crispy, scrumptious, and ideal for dunking! They’re additionally simpler to make than you’d assume, with only a handful of straightforward elements.

Whole Time 1 hour 40 minutes


  • 2
    all-purpose flour
  • 2
    baking powder
  • ½
    floor cinnamon
    (optionally available)
  • ½
  • ½
    vegan butter
    (at room temperature)
  • ¾
    natural granulated sugar
  • ¼
    unsweetened non-dairy milk
    (at room temperature)
  • 1
    vanilla extract
    (Word 1)
  • 1
    chopped pecans
    (Notes 2 and three)
  • 1 ½
    vegan chocolate chips
    (optionally available, for chocolate dipped biscotti)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a big mixing bowl, whisk collectively the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.

  3. In a separate massive mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar along with an electrical mixer at excessive pace. Beat the elements for about 1 minute, till creamy.

  4. Beat within the milk and vanilla, simply till integrated.

  5. Start beating the flour combination into the butter combination, including a few third at a time and beating it in at low pace till totally integrated. (Word 4).

  6. Stir within the pecans by hand, utilizing a big spoon.

  7. Switch the dough to the baking sheet and form it right into a log that is about 12 inches lengthy by 3 inches huge.

  8. Place the baking sheet into the oven and bake the log till it turns into golden brown on the skin, 30 to 35 minutes.

  9. Take away the baking sheet from the oven and place it on a cooling rack. You will have the oven once more, so both depart it on or bear in mind to preheat it once more a couple of minutes earlier than baking the biscotti for the second time.

  10. Permit the biscotti to chill fully. (Word 5)

  11. As soon as cool, place the go surfing a chopping board and thoroughly lower it on a forty five diploma angle into 1 inch items. (Word 6)

  12. Place the slices on a baking sheet and bake the cookies a second time for about 10 minutes on both sides, till golden brown, being tremendous cautious when turning them.

  13. Take away the baking sheet from the oven and permit the cookies to chill fully.

  14. If dipping the cookies, soften the chocolate chips by putting them in a microwave protected bowl and heating them in 30 second increments, stirring in between, till totally melted.

  15. Dip a half to a 3rd of every biscotti within the chocolate (it’s also possible to drizzle them if most well-liked). Place the cookies on parchment paper to permit the chocolate to set.

Recipe Notes

  1. Almond extract might be substituted for those who want to make almond biscotti, or anise extract can be utilized for Italian anise flavored biscotti.
  2. Different varieties of nuts or dried fruits (or a combination) might be substituted if desired. Remember that more durable nuts like almonds will make slicing your biscotti tougher, and it is already a tough course of.
  3. Possibility: If making chocolate dipped biscotti, you may optionally roll the dipped parts in some further chopped nuts.
  4. The dough could seem barely crumbly at this stage. Take a look at it by urgent some collectively in your hand. If it would not maintain collectively, add a splash extra non-dairy milk.
  5. I prefer to take away the log from the baking sheet and place it straight on the cooling rack after quarter-hour to hurry issues up. Cooling will take at the least half-hour.
  6. For greatest outcomes, use a pointy non-serrated knife, beginning by scoring the highest of the log with the purpose of the knife. Go gradual and watch out when chopping to keep away from breaking the cookies.

Diet Details

Vegan Biscotti

Quantity Per Serving (1 cookie (1/12 of recipe))

Energy 250
Energy from Fats 103

% Day by day Worth*

Fats 11.4g18%

Saturated Fats 3.5g18%

Sodium 186mg8%

Potassium 118mg3%

Carbohydrates 34.3g11%

Fiber 1.4g6%

Sugar 17.2g19%

Protein 2.9g6%

Calcium 51mg5%

Iron 2mg11%

* % Day by day Values are primarily based on a 2000 calorie weight loss program.

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