Homemade Pecan Biscotti Recipe shown stacked on blue table with cup of coffee

Pecan Biscotti

These lovely cookies are perfect dunked in your favorite hot beverage.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword pecan biscotti, pecan biscotti recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 24 servings
Calories 174 kcal
Author Cultured Palate


  • 1/4 c. butter
  • 3/4 c. raw sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 whole egg
  • egg white
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 c. chopped pecans
  • 1 egg white, beaten to brush on top


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Mix butter, sugar, salt and vanilla.
  3. Add egg and egg white - mix well.
  4. Add flour, baking powder and nuts. Stir well adding a bit more flour if needed to make a sticky but workable dough.
  5. Form dough into a long log about 3/4 inches high and 2 1/2 - 3 inches wide and 15 inches long. Brush top with beaten egg white.
  6. Bake in preheated oven 350F for 30-35 min.
  7. Remove from oven and after a couple of minutes, lift log off pan to cutting board. Cut into bars about 1/2 inch thick.
  8. Place bars cut side up on cookie sheet and return to oven. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes longer.
  9. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.
  10. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Biscotti Variations - Different Ingredients You Can Add

The following Pecan Biscotti recipe obviously calls for pecans, but, feel free to substitute other nuts. Almonds or hazelnuts may make a more authentic Italian biscotti but pecans are what I normally have on hand and they taste great too! Also, try;

Nutrition Facts
Pecan Biscotti
Amount Per Serving
Calories 174 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 71mg3%
Potassium 89mg3%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 75IU2%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.