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Turkish Delight Biscotti
Makes 30 biscotti
1/4 cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup almond paste
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup pistachios, shelled, raw
3/4 cup almonds, sliced, toasted
3/4 cup apricot, dried, diced
Beat together butter, sugar and almond paste until fluffy.
Beat in eggs and vanilla.
Add flour, baking powder and salt.
Blend until smooth.
Fold in nuts and fruit.
Divide dough in half and shape each into a log about 3 inches wide and 3/4 inches high.
Bake for 25 minutes in a preheated 350F oven.
Let cool for 10 minutes, then slice diagonally into slices.
Put slices back into the oven at 275F and toast each side for 10 minutes.