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Paradise and Pennant Candied Fruit

Cherry Almond Biscotti


Add the burst of red and green cherries to the original twice-baked Italian dessert with almonds. This dry snack can be served to family and friend as a post-meal treat or with coffee or tea. Our How-To video makes it easy to create.



  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup slivered almonds toasted
  • 8 oz red or green candied cherries, chopped


  • 1 ½ cups confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat oven at 350 F.

In a mixing bowl, add sugar, butter, almond extract, vanilla and eggs. Beat uniformly combined. Then add all-purpose flour, baking powder and baking soda. Mix well. Add almonds & chopped candied green and red cherries.

Gently knead 2 to 3 minutes or until dough holds together.

Cut in two and shape each half into 10×3-inch rectangle with rounded corners.

Bake at 350 F about 25 minutes or until the center of the dough is firm to the touch.

Cool for 15 minutes, bias-cut with a serrated knife into ½-inch slices.

Bake for 15 minutes or until crisp light browned.

Cool completely. Top with glaze or other decorations as desired.

For glaze:

Add all ingredients and mix until reach desired consistency, add more water if necessary.