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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 50
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 76.5
  • Total Fat: 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 17.7 mg
  • Sodium: 4.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 1.7 g

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Biscotti Di Polpetta

Submitted by: JO_JO_BA

Introduction

Italian traditional Christmas cookie, round, chocolate and spicy. The name translates literally to “Meatball Cookies”! A nice change from some of the sweeter treats out there.Italian traditional Christmas cookie, round, chocolate and spicy. The name translates literally to “Meatball Cookies”! A nice change from some of the sweeter treats out there. Italian traditional Christmas cookie, round, chocolate and spicy. The name translates literally to “Meatball Cookies”! A nice change from some of the sweeter treats out there.Italian traditional Christmas cookie, round, chocolate and spicy. The name translates literally to “Meatball Cookies”! A nice change from some of the sweeter treats out there.
Number of Servings: 50

Ingredients

    1/2 cup unsalted butter
    1 cup white sugar
    3 eggs
    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    2 cups flour
    1 cup spelt flour
    2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
    ½ teaspoon salt
    ¾ cup chopped walnuts
    1 teaspoon ground cloves
    1 teaspoon ground allspice
    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets.
Cream the butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla.
In a separate bowl, stir the flours, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices.
Add flour mixture to butter mixture and blend.
Add nuts and mix with hands.
Roll into little 1/2 - 1 inch balls.
Place on the cookie sheet and bake for about 12 minutes. Do not overcook.
Remove from oven, cool completely on rack.

Number of Servings: 50

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.






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  • A tasty chocolatey treat, with spice undertones. I saved out half the dough to make without nuts, and added 1/3 cup of walnuts to the rest. It is good either way. And I found that 12 minutes left me with a dry cookie, so I reduced the bake time to 10 minutes. - 12/17/10

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