Low Carb Choc-Cherry Almond Biscotti

Chocolate, cherries and almonds are great combinations in this delicious low-carb treat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 14
Calories 206 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • cup almond flour (super fine) Suggested: Bob's Red Mill flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder Suggested: all-natural cocoa powder unsweetened alkaline free by Chatfield's
  • ½ cup Swerve sweetener (ultimate icing sugar)
  • 2 Tbsp whey protein powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • ½ tsp sea salt (fine crystals) Suggested: Trader Joe's
  • 8 tbsp salted sweet butter (melted)
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • ½ tsp vanilla liquid stevia
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • ½ cup almonds (sliced)
  • 3 oz chocolate chips, organic semi-sweet
  • 1 tbsp dried fruit cherries (chopped)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • In a stand mixer add the first 7 dry ingredients and blend on low to combine.
  • Add in the remaining ingredients, except almonds, chocolate chips and cherries, and blend until well incorporated.
  • Stir in the almonds, chocolate chips and cherries, and place the dough on a baking pan lined with parchment.
  • Form a rectangle about 10 inches in length and 6 inches width.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Cool for 30 minutes then slice. Gently lay the biscotti flat on the pan, cut side down, to continue to bake another 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool before handling. Gently flip biscotti over and bake another 10 minutes.
  • Cool completely or overnight before adding optional toppings.

Notes

Carbs: 10g; Protein 5g; Fat 17g; Calories 206
Keyword Almonds, chia seeds, chocolate chips, dried cherries, eggs, protein powder, Swerve, unsweetened cocoa powder