Gingerbread Biscotti with White Chocolate

gingerbread biscotti

Let’s make gingerbread biscotti with white chocolate. This is a favorite for Christmas!

Do you enjoy biscotti recipes? I love these cookies so I share the recipes in hopes you will enjoy these too.

These sweet treats are favorite because they are so easy to make.

Now, let’s begin making the gingerbread biscotti with white chocolate. By the way, white chocolate and these gingerbread cookies is a great combination. Besides, look how pretty the white chocolate is against the color of the gingerbread.

biscotti with a gingerbread tag

Below I Share Another Cookie Recipe and The Equipment Needed to Make These Desserts

Incidentally if you enjoy baking, this an easy recipe for cinnamon sugar sweets is also fantastic.  By the way, this sweet cookie is filled with tons of flavor. These are truly so delicious I advise you think about making a double batch!

Equipment Needed:

  • electric mixer
  • rubber spatula
  • parchment paper
  • cookie sheets
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • double boiler or Wilton chocolate melt machine

Step 1: Preheating the Oven and Combining the Dry Ingredients

Preheat the oven at 350

Here, whisk flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves in a medium size bowl to combine well. This adds air for the gingerbread cookies which makes them lighter.

flour and spices in a bowl to get whisked together
flour and spices for the gingerbread biscotti whisked together to blend

Step 2: Combining the Sugars and Butter Together

In the meantime, mix soften butter, sugar and packed brown sugar until well combined. Don’t rush this process. By the way, this step can take 5 minutes or so. To achieve a great gingerbread biscotti or cookie this step is important. Therefore, make sure it’s smooth.

butter, and sugars in mixing bowl to get combined well

Step 3: Making Sure to Scrape the Sides of the Bowl

It’s especially important to scrape the sides of the bowl and add the eggs until well combined into the gingerbread cookies.

Tip: It’s important to scrape the sides of the bowl to make sure all the ingredients are combined well. As a rule, I scrape the sides after every step. I understand some say this isn’t necessary with stand mixers. But trust me and take the time to do this step.

Step 4: Addin the Molasses

Next, add the molasses until well combined. Don’t you love the smell and taste molasses adds? I love it especially for these sweets!

mixing the molasses and eggs into the batter

Now, add the flour slowly at low speed to combine until well. Incidentally, the biscotti dough will be thick and bit sticky.

Shaping the Biscotti Dough into Logs Before Baking

Step 5: Dividing and Shaping the Logs

Here, divide the spiced biscotti dough in half and shape each half into 12″ log on the parchment paper covered cookie sheet. Place the gingerbread biscotti logs 3″ apart and flatten slightly. Damp fingertips work best for this process.

biscotti batter before getting shaped into a log form
batter shaped for the cookies to get baked

Baking These Sweets Before We Can Add the White Chocolate

Step 6: Baking and Drizzling the Chocolate

Now, bake the biscotti 22 – 25 minutes. Remove the sweets from the oven and cool for 15 minutes on the cookie sheet. Reduce the oven temperature to 325.

It’s particularly important, to carefully cut these spicy biscotti into 1/2 diagonal slices with a serrated knife. Place the cut side of the cookie down and return to the oven and bake 9 more minutes. Turn slices again and bake for 5-7 more minutes. Cool completely.

Melt good quality white chocolate. Place waxed paper under a cookie cooling rack and drizzle the spicy gingerbread biscotti with the white chocolate.

Gingerbread biscotti drizzled with the white chocolate.  On a bread board with a tage, pinecones, bells and a candle

Incidentally, if you are looking for a great easy craft you should check this is a great project idea!  This is a full easy tutorial and budget friendly! This also makes a fantastic gift idea!

closeup of the cookies on the bread board

I hope you give these gingerbread biscotti with white chocolate a try. 


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Gingerbread Biscotti

Gingerbread Biscotti with White Chocolate

These biscotti are full of flavor for the holidays. They have a bit of crunch and sweetness from the white chocolate
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
15 minutes 0 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 36 biscotti
Calories 38 kcal


  • electric mixer
  • cookie sheets
  • parchment paper
  • serrated knife
  • cookie cooling rack
  • double boiler or Wilton chocolate melt


  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar packed
  • 1 tlsp ginger ground
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon ground
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg ground
  • 1/4 tsp clove ground
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 3 tbsp molasses
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup white chocolate chips melted


Step 1
Preheat oven to 350.  Cover cookie with parchment paper
Step 2
Whisk flour, ginger, clove, cinnamon, nutmeg and baking powder to combine well
Step 3
Combine butter, sugar and brown sugar.  Beat well on medium/high and scrape down the sides of the bowl
Step 4
Add the eggs and mix well.
Step 5
Add molasses and continue to beat well
Step 6
Add the flour mixture slowly on low speed until combine.  The dough should be stiff
Divide the dough in half.  Shape each half into a 12″ log on the parchment covered cookie sheet.  Flatten logs slightly with damp finger tips
Step 8
Bake 22-25 minutes until the tops are slightly cracked.  Remove from the oven and cool 15 minutes on the cookie sheet
Step 9
Reduce oven temperature to 325
Step 10
Using a serrated knife carefully slice 1/2″ diagonal slices.  Place cut side down.  Return to the oven bake 5-7 minutes.  Cool completely
Step 11
Melt the white chocolate in a double boiler or Wilton chocolate melt
Step 12
Place biscotti on a cooling rack over wax paper and drizzle with white chocolate as desired
These cookies will stay fresh ate room temperature for 5 days inside an air tight container.
These freeze well inside a freezer bag for3 months
Keyword biscotti, Christmas cookies, gingerbread cookies, spice cookies
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Hello, my name is Cindy and welcome to Cloches & Lavender. I enjoy making our house a home with antiques and thrifted finds. Antiques are used as my staples in my dcor to remain on a budget. I will often upcycle pieces with paint to make them new again. I enjoy DIYs

18 thoughts on “Gingerbread Biscotti with White Chocolate

  1. Cindy, this sounds absolutely delicious! I would love to have a piece right now with some hot tea. Happy Sunday!

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