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Espresso-Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Espresso Chocolate Chip Biscotti Recipe

Espresso Chocolate Chip Biscotti Recipe

Biscotti has always been one of my favorite Italian bakery treats. In NYC, my go-to spot for biscotti (and tiramisu, and cannoli, and cheesecake, and…) has always been Veniero’s in the East Village. Whenever I’m in the neighborhood I try to stop by for an Italian pastry and a cup of fancy coffee.

For days when I don’t have time to make a trip downtown, it’s also fun to whip up a batch of biscotti at home. This espresso-chocolate chip version is delightfully simple to make.

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Buzzy Dark Chocolate Espresso Cookies

Chocolate espresso bean cookies

Last week, after making several batches of chocolate bars for a family event, I found myself lots and lots of leftover Trader Joe’s chocolate-covered espresso beans, a free afternoon, and a craving for coffee.

Starting with my traditional chocolate cookie base (it’s the same one used in my mint M&M cookie recipe), I added espresso powder, chunks of dark chocolate, and plenty of chocolate-covered coffee beans for a buzzy, chocolate-y treat.

Between the chocolate, the coffee beans, and the espresso powder, these delicious cookies definitely pack a bit of a buzz. And, they smell heavenly while baking, too!

Chocolate espresso bean cookies

Chocolate espresso bean cookies

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