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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Italian
Servings 30 servings


  • 1/2 cup Vegetable oil
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 3 - 1/4 cups Flour
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 tablespoon Baking powder


  • Preheat the oven to 190C.
  • Sieve the flour and baking powder together and keep aside.
  • Grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, beat together the oil, eggs, sugar and flavoring until well blended.
  • Add the flour mixture.
  • Mix well to form a soft dough.
  • Divide the dough into two portions.
  • Take one portion and roll into a log that fits into the cookie sheet lengthwise.
  • Flatten the log out until they are about 3 inches wide and 1/2 inch thick.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown.
  • Remove from the baking sheet to cool on a wire rack.
  • When the cookies are cool enough to handle, slice each one crosswise into 1/2 inch slices.
  • Place the slices cut side up back onto the baking sheet.
  • Bake for an additional 6 to 10 minutes on each side.
  • The biscotti should be golden brown on the sides as well.
  • Store in an air tight container.