Vegan Biscotti – Connoisseurus Veg

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

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 unsuitable. Consuming even damaged biscotti bits is a fairly completely happy occasion.

It took me years to strive my hand once more at veganizing my previous favourite Italian cookies. I might 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 just a few tips.

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 beneath I am certain you may make it occur. And your biscotti might be completely scrumptious!

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

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Components You may Want

Under you will discover the essential components for making chocolate dipped vegan biscotti with pecans, as I’ve proven within the images. You may additionally discover some information on substitutions, so you may make the recipe your personal!

  • Flour. We’re utilizing all-purpose flour (also called wheat flour or white flour). I have not examined the recipe with every other forms of flour, so I can not say if they will work. I might warning in opposition to utilizing gluten-free flours, which could not have sufficient binding skill for this explicit recipe.
  • Baking powder.
  • Cinnamon. That is completely non-compulsory, however I like the flavour it provides a terrific 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 offered.
  • 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 steerage? Try my information to dairy-free milks.
  • Vanilla extract. You possibly can exchange this with almond extract, which works notably nicely for those who additionally use almonds rather than pecans (see beneath), 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 simple to slice. They’re tender, so far as nuts go. Walnuts (additionally fairly tender) could be a terrific substitute. You could possibly additionally use dried fruit, like cranberries, or a mixture of nuts and dried fruit. More durable nuts like almonds can be utilized, however will make the already difficult means of slicing your biscotti a bit trickier. You can even 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 make this dish. Scroll all the best way down if you would like to skip proper to the recipe!

  • Begin by whisking your dry components 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 giant 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 that your butter and non-dairy milk are at room temperature earlier than you start. At all times to this with baking initiatives except in any other case specified!

Hand mixer blending butter and sugar in a glass bowl.
  • Start beating the dry components into the moist components, including only a bit at a time and utilizing your electrical mixer on low velocity.

Tip: The dough might seem a bit crumbly at this level. Take a look at it by urgent some in your palms to ensure 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’ll be able to rigorously take away it from the baking sheet and place it immediately on the cooling rack. It will velocity up the cooling course of!
  • Slice your log as soon as it has cooled utterly. We’re reducing it into 1 inch slices on a forty five diploma angle. Keep in mind, that is the tough half.
  • Use a pointy non-serrated knife. I discover the most effective methodology is to rigorously 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 best way throughout the log. Use this as a information earlier than sliding the knife in and rigorously reducing additional. Take it gradual and be affected person!

Be aware: Most biscotti recipes suggest utilizing a serrated knife, however that didn’t work for me. (Perhaps 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.
  • Organize 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 possibly can even roll the dipped parts in chopped nuts for additional deliciousness.
Vegan Biscotti arranged on a white wooden surface.

Leftovers & Storage

Vegan biscotti will hold in an hermetic container at room temperature for no less than 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 suppose, with only a handful of easy components.

Complete Time 1 hour 40 minutes


  • 2
    all-purpose flour
  • 2
    baking powder
  • ½
    floor cinnamon
  • ½
  • ½
    vegan butter
    (at room temperature)
  • ¾
    natural granulated sugar
  • ¼
    unsweetened non-dairy milk
    (at room temperature)
  • 1
    vanilla extract
    (Be aware 1)
  • 1
    chopped pecans
    (Notes 2 and three)
  • 1 ½
    vegan chocolate chips
    (non-compulsory, 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 giant mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar along with an electrical mixer at excessive velocity. Beat the components for about 1 minute, till creamy.

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

  5. Start beating the flour combination into the butter combination, including a couple of third at a time and beating it in at low velocity till totally included. (Be aware 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 extensive.

  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 have to 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. Enable the biscotti to chill utterly. (Be aware 5)

  11. As soon as cool, place the go surfing a reducing board and punctiliously lower it on a forty five diploma angle into 1 inch items. (Be aware 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 utterly.

  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 (you may as well drizzle them if most popular). Place the cookies on parchment paper to permit the chocolate to set.

Recipe Notes

  1. Almond extract could be substituted for those who desire to make almond biscotti, or anise extract can be utilized for Italian anise flavored biscotti.
  2. Different forms of nuts or dried fruits (or a mixture) could be substituted if desired. Understand that more durable nuts like almonds will make slicing your biscotti tougher, and it is already a difficult course of.
  3. Choice: If making chocolate dipped biscotti, you’ll be able to optionally roll the dipped parts in some additional chopped nuts.
  4. The dough might seem barely crumbly at this stage. Take a look at it by urgent some collectively in your hand. If it does not maintain collectively, add a splash extra non-dairy milk.
  5. I wish to take away the log from the baking sheet and place it immediately on the cooling rack after quarter-hour to hurry issues up. Cooling will take no less than 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 reducing 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

% Each 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%

* P.c Each day Values are primarily based on a 2000 calorie eating regimen.