Poppy Seed Lemon Biscotti

This is a unique recipe for biscotti using olive oil. The variety of olive oil recommended is a somewhat fruity, but well-balanced variety.

Makes about 50 - 60

Ingredients:

2-3/4 cup flour
3/4 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 - 3 TBS poppy seeds
5 TBS Sciabica's Marsala Olive Fruit Oil
3 eggs (or 1 egg + 4 egg whites)
2 - 4 TBS lemon juice
1 TBS lemon liqueur
Grated peel of 2 lemons

Preparation:

Lemon Icing:

1 cup confectioners sugar
1 TBS lemon juice or lemon liqueur
1 tsp Marsala Olive Fruit Oil
1 drop yellow food coloring

In a small bowl blend all ingredients until smooth. Drizzle icing on one cut side of the cookie. (For thinner icing, add 1 TBS milk.)