Biscotti di san gerardo ricetta

Learn how to make biscotti di San Gerardo, a classic Italian cookie that brings back fond childhood memories. This recipe is easy to follow and perfect for any occasion.

I’m excited to share my recipe for biscotti di San Gerardo, a beloved childhood treat that brings back warm memories. These Italian cookies are perfect for any occasion and are sure to delight your taste buds with their crunchy texture and sweet flavor.

Growing up, I loved how the aroma of biscotti di San Gerardo filled our home, reminding me of happy times spent with family. This classic Italian cookie has a special place in my heart, and I’m thrilled to share my recipe with you.

Biscotti di San Gerardo has become a popular treat around the world, with many countries putting their own spin on this classic recipe. From the United States to Australia, people have fallen in love with these crunchy cookies and adapted them to their own tastes.

My mother used to make a special version of biscotti di San Gerardo with almonds, which was always a hit with our family. I’ve included her recipe in my version, and it brings back fond memories of baking with her in the kitchen.

While biscotti di San Gerardo may seem simple to make, the key to a delicious batch lies in the attention to detail. From selecting the right ingredients to baking them to perfection, every step counts in creating the perfect cookie.

Dificoltà Moderate
Tempo di cottura Prep time: 15 minutes, Cook time: 40 minutes
Adatto ai bambini


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, beat eggs until light and frothy. Add melted butter and vanilla extract, and mix well.
  • Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Fold in chopped almonds.
  • Divide dough in half and shape each half into a log about 12 inches long and 2 inches wide.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes.
  • Using a sharp knife, slice each log into 1/2-inch slices. Arrange slices on baking sheet and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until cookies are crisp and golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely before serving.


Biscotti di San Gerardo pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee or tea, or can be enjoyed on their own as a sweet snack.


For an extra crunch, try dipping the finished biscotti in melted chocolate and letting them cool on a wire rack. You can also experiment with different nuts or flavorings to make this recipe your own.

I hope you enjoy making and sharing these delicious cookies with your loved ones. Biscotti di San Gerardo is a timeless classic that never goes out of style, and I’m honored to share my family’s recipe with you.