Recipe by Joan Stormwind
"Mondel Brodt is a semi-sweet cookie/bread much like biscotti. A delicious Jewish treat. Great with coffee or tea."
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eggs, room temperature
3 1/2 cups
I have been meaning to review this recipe, because I have been making it for a long time and, in fact, am eating a slice right now!!
This makes an absolutely delicious cookie. The directions are excellent and accurate. The only thing I do differently is add 1 T dried orange peel in addition to the orange extract. I've made it with chopped almonds when I'm out of walnuts and it still tastes fabulous.
Everyone loves this cookie, and it keeps so well in tupperware. It does seem to take twice as long to make because you slice and bake them a second time, but don't let that deter you. It is worth it, and makes a decent number of cookies.
Make sure you watch them brown and turn them once during the browning step. If you have cookie racks, it makes the cooling process go much faster. (As does a ceiling fan in the kitchen.)
Try these cookies - they are great.
This is a good recipe but a bit bland. Next time I would add orange zest.
Incredible!!! These are so good, so much better than I expected. You gotta use the orange extract. Totally made it. I drizzled them with white chocolate afterwards. I will be making these again and again...maybe tonight!
This is fun and easy to make. I didn't think there was enough dough to make 4 logs, so i only made 2. Don't be fooled! They rise alot. My biscuits were too big to be biscoti like, but they were great. Thanx
This is a great basic recipe. The first time I made it, I thought it tasted a little too oily, so I cut the oil to 1/2 cup and used 1/4 cup of butter for the flavor. I also added 1/4 tsp of salt. I did not have orange extract, so I used lemon instead with some lemon and orange zest and poppy seeds. I love recipes like this that you can change around each time you make them. Thanks for sharing!
My dad requested biscotti, so I quickly chose this recipe and presented the cookies as a Christmas gift (after sampling several myself with hot coffee!). I substituted vanilla extract for the orange and used sliced almonds and semi-sweet chocolate chips rather than walnuts. Absolutely delicious; they came out perfectly. This will definitely become one of my regulars.
Very good Biscotti. I didn't have orange extract so used 1 tsp almond and 1 tsp vanilla. I added 1/2 C choco chips.
Good for dunking in coffee or hot chocolate. Alone they are not that great. If I were to make them again, I would use a different type of nut (pecans) and add some dried fruit or chocolate.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Joan's Famous Mondel Brodt
Serving Size: 1/20 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 20
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 99
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