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Gami's Mandelbrot Cookies Recipe

Jewish Biscotti Type Cookie

Course Dessert
Cuisine European
Keyword mandel bread, mandelbrot cookies


  • 2 Oranges, rind only
  • 4 Eggs, Extra Large
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 4 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Almond Extract
  • ½ cup Shredded Coconut
  • 1⅓ cup Toasted Whole Almonds
  • 1 cup Chocolate Chips or Currants
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon


  1.  In a mixer, beat together rinds, eggs, sugar and oil for 5 -10 minutes.

  2. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Add to egg mixture.

  3. Add vanilla, almond extract, coconut, almonds and chocolate chips (or whatever you decide to include). Chill overnight.

  4. Preheat over to 325 degrees. Roll into ropes on floured board. Bake 25 minutes or until lightly brown.

  5. While hot, cut into pieces on the diagonal.

  6. Lay flat and sprinkle slices lightly with sugar and cinnamon. It's best if you combine sugar and cinnamon together first.

  7. Place in oven and bake at 325 degrees for 25-30 minutes, until crisp and golden.