Cranberry Orange Biscotti

And the biscotti obsession continues.

I think I told you several months back (okay, it was May) that I had made three different flavors of biscotti for some company one weekend. This is the third flavor I made. Sorry it took so long to share, I’m sure you were on the edge of your seat waiting….

I have made it TWICE since that weekend with friends, it’s so easy to put together, and I love the flavor combination. It helps having crunchy sugar and white chocolate drizzled on top!

Biscotti keeps well in a covered container or ziploc freezer bag. I tend to store mine in a ziploc bag with all the air pressed out. It has lasted for over a week. Probably could last longer, but I eat it all up before I can test that theory!


The crunchy biscotti with the chewy Craisins, combined with orange zest and white chocolate are a decadent treat for your morning coffee! ENJOY!

Like this Cranberry Orange Biscotti Recipe? You may also enjoy these recipes….

Snickerdoodle Biscotti– cinnamon and pecans gives this crunchy biscotti a great depth of flavor!

Turtle Biscotti– do you even need a description? Caramel, nuts, chocolate, oh my!

Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti– chocolate biscotti dipped in white chocolate with a generous sprinkle of peppermint candy canes!

Pumpkin Spiced Biscotti– spicy pumpkin biscotti dipped in a spiced white chocolate coating- Thanksgiving treat!


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Cranberry Orange Biscotti


  • 6 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 oranges, zested (divided)
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup white chocolate, melted
  • 1 Tbsp coarse sugar (or granulated), for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In large mixing bowl, beat butter and 3/4 cup sugar until combined. Add in eggs and vanilla extract. Beat in zest of one orange. Slow add flour and baking powder. Fold in dried cranberries.
  3. On a parchment paper lined baking sheet, shape dough into a 12 inch by 4 inch log, patting evenly. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 15 minutes. Slice biscotti into 3/4inch slices. Arrange upright on baking sheet and return to oven. Bake an additional 20 minutes. Remove and cool completely.
  4. In small bowl mix zest of one orange with remaining 1 tbsp of coarse sugar (or granulated). Drizzle white chocolate on cooled biscotti and immediately sprinkle with orange sugar. Allow to set (about 15 minutes).
  5. Store in air tight container or ziploc bag. Enjoy!

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Posted on November 6, 2012

Comments & Reviews

  1. baking them right now the smell is driving me crazy. Even thou its May we had hail and some snow today so it felt like Christmas so I figure why now. thanks for the recipes Barbara

  2. I’m getting ready to bake my 3rd batch of these. I can’t keep them in the jar, everyone loves them. Thank you, thank you, thank you for sharing this recipe! I would hug you if you were here! LOL

    1. Yes, they are a favorite of mine too!! I’ll take a virtual hug any day, so glad you enjoyed the recipe (repeatedly!) 🙂

  3. i made these today. My first attempt at biscotti. They turned out perfect. I added sliced almonds. I’m making another batch tomorrow to freeze for Christmas. Husband approved.
    Thank you

  4. I make your caramel macchiato biscotti all the time and they keep well. Was wondering how long I could keep these. Thanks for your time.

  5. Found this recipe as a part of my traditional DIY christmas gift basket. They were such a hit I am making a second batch today for my FIL birthday! Keep up the great work! By the way, I love the drizzle of chocolate and crumbles of orange peel. Gives the biscotti a strong but not-to-sweet glaze.

  6. Can’t wait to try this recipe tomorrow. I think I’ll add some toasted walnuts to one batch and leave the other as you have it.

  7. I made these ones more than once, and always loved them :)) today i forgot the cranberries so i replaced those with chunks of white chocolates. And because i love nuts i added chopped walnuts too:)
    Your recipes are really good:)) Keep up the good work!

    Greetings from the Netherlands,

    1. Wendy, Thanks so much for your sweet words! So glad you enjoy the recipes. Love that you added white chocolate chunks to the biscotti!

  8. Would it be totally wrong of me to want to dip this in icing instead of drizzling the icing on it because more icing is always a good thing, yes? Maybe I’ll get off my butt and finally make biscotti this year! Looks fantastic.

  9. I love homemade biscotti, and orange-cranberry is one of my very favorite holiday flavor combinations. These look great, Aimee! And I love the white chocolate drizzle on top–perfect!

  10. Aimee, I’ve never made biscotti at home before! you have so many wonderful recipes, I wouldn’t know where to start! This flavor is perfect for the upcoming holidays. I want anything and everything cranberry these days. The white chocolate drizzle is a gorgeous touch. 🙂

  11. biscotti is one of those things that my mom makes so well that I’m afraid to try it myself! I do so love the texture and how perfect it is for dunking in tea! This combination may be what I need to give it a try myself.

    1. Jess, you totally need to try it! You will be surprised at how easy it is to make! And it’s awesome to have on hand, or give as gifts! What flavors does your mom make?

  12. This biscotti looks like the perfect partner to my morning coffee! I love the orange and cranberry combo and they look like they were made to perfection!

  13. I love biscotti! These look delicious! And this flavor combination just screams December to me 🙂

  14. As one of the friends at said weekend, this was absolutely delicious! And I’m a chocolate person so at first I kept taking the turtle ones but once I tried this kind I was totally in. They were awesome – Aimee thanks for making me crave some now! Hmmmm, maybe bring some at Thanksgiving!

  15. I love, love, love biscotti. Year round, my favorite flavor is almond but around the holidays I crave the combo of orange and cranberry. Yum, yum, yum!

  16. I’ve never had biscotti but I really love this flavor combination! Sounds and looks amazing. And super impressive looking. 🙂

  17. This biscotti looks absolutely divine! I’ve never tried to make it at home though I’ve always wanted to. Thanks for sharing :).

  18. I am sipping on some coffee and I have absolutely nothing to dunk in it … sure could use your delicious treats!!
    I love biscotti and make them quite often, but I have not tried this combo…and I love cranberry and orange together!

  19. Ok, true story…guess what flavor scone Jer asked me just last night to make next??? LOL Orange Cranberry:-) These look great! Love the flavor combo…not sure they would last a week on my counter though:-)

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