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A plate of several pieces of cranberry orange pistachio biscotti, with orange glaze.
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Cranberry Orange Pistachio Biscotti

This Cranberry Orange Pistachio Biscotti recipe combines some of the best flavours of the holidays ... and is SUPER easy to make, too!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 36 Cookies
Calories: 99kcal
Author: Marie Porter


2 Baking Sheets
Parchment Paper



  • 2 ½ cups All-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup Pistachios
  • ½ cup Dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon Baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¾ cup Granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup Brown sugar packed
  • 3 Large eggs
  • 3 tablespoon Fresh orange juice
  • Zest of 1 Orange
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract


  • 1 ¼ cup Powdered/Icing/Confectioner’s Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Melted butter
  • 1 ½ tablespoon Orange juice
  • Pinch salt



  • Preheat oven to 350F, Line a large baking sheets with parchment paper, spray with pan spray.  Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, pistachios, dried cranberries, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together sugars, eggs, orange juice, zest, and vanilla until well combined and smooth.  Pour into the bowl with the dry mixture, stir to combine.
  • Divide dough in half, form into 2 long, wide loaves on the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, until golden brown on the outside.  Remove from oven, turn heat down to 250F.
  • Allow loaves to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Cutting on a slight diagonal, slice each loaf into ½" slices.
  • Arrange slices on the pans.  Bake for 15 minutes, flip each piece over and bake for another 15 minutes, or until desired texture.
  • Remove from oven, allow to fully cool.


  • Whisk together glaze ingredients until smooth. If too thick to drizzle, microwave for 10 seconds at a time, stirring until runny.
  • Drizzle over cooled biscotti. Allow glaze to fully harden before transferring biscotti to an airtight container.


Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 44IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg