Almond Biscotti Cookies

Recipe Ingredients:
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, melted
3 tbsp brandy
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp almond extract
1 cup almonds. chopped
3 eggs, large
3 cups flour
1/2 tbsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 350. Mix sugar with butter, brandy, vanilla, almond extract, nuts and eggs. Mix well Stir in flour, baking powder and salt. Form into a long loaf (or loaves). Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 20-30 minutes or until firm and softly cake like. Remove from oven and let cool slightly. When cool enough to handle, slice into 1/2 inch diagonal slices and return to cookie sheet. Bake for 15-25 minutes, turning once, until both sides are brown-flecked and toasted. Cool thoroughly and store in an airtight jar.
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