My favorite flavors of Hawaii are Kona Coffee and Macadamia Nuts... they pair nicely in this simple biscotti recipe. ( feel free to use your favorite coffee)
1 cup macadamia nuts
2 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
2 Tbl very finely ground Kona coffee ( or a Kona blend)
pinch of salt
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
Set the oven at 325F. Place the nuts in a single layer on a baking sheet and toast them for about 8 minutes. Let cool and then coarsely chop.
Lower the oven temp to 300F.
Whisk the flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and coffee in a mixing bowl.
In another bowl, whisk the eggs and vanilla.
Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture. Thoroughly combine. Stir in the chopped nuts.
Shape the dough into a log about 10-12 inches long and 3-4 inches wide.
Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 30-40 minutes, until firm.Leave the oven on.
Cool the log on a rack for about 15 minutes and then place it on a cutting board and cut into 1/2 inch slices ( on the diagonal if you wish) using a serrated knife.
Place the biscotti back on the parchment lined sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Turn the over and bake for another 10. Cool.