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(of bread or cookie dough) baked in a loaf and then sliced and returned to the oven to bake again until crisp.
- ‘We eat it with breadsticks, descendants of the biscotto, the twice-baked everlasting ship's biscuits that kept a trading empire alive.’
- ‘Cookies, such as twice-baked biscotti and sesame-seed varieties, could be shaped into forms with religious significance.’
- ‘The great thing about biscotti is, since it's a twice-baked cookie, it won't go stale (at least not in a month).’
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