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 Cranberry-Orange Biscotti

1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup margarine or butter -- softened
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
3 eggs
3 cups all purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries -- chopped
1/4 cup chopped almonds

1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
4 teaspoons skim milk

Heat oven to 350.Spray 1 large or 2 small cookie sheets with nonstick
cooking spray. In large bowl, combine sugar, brown sugar, and margarine;
beat until well blended. Add 2 teaspoons orange peel and eggs; beat well.
Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Stir in flour and baking
powder; mix well. Stir in cranberries and almonds. With spray-coated hands,
shape dough into 3 rolls, about 7 inches long. Place rolls at least 3 inches
apart on sprayed cookie sheet; flatten each to form 3/4 inch thick rectangle,
about 3 inches wide and 7 inches long. Bake at 350 for 18-25 minutes or
until rectangles are light golden brown and centers are firm to the touch.
Place rectangles on wire racks; cool 5 minutes.
Wipe cookie sheet clean. With serrated knife, cut each rectangle into
1/2 inch slices; place cut side up, on cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 6-8
minutes or until top surface is slightly dry. Turn cookies over; bake an
additional 6 to 8 minutes or until top surface is slightly dry. Remove cookies
from cookie sheets; cool completely on wire racks. In small bowl, combine
all glaze ingredients, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency.
Drizzle over cookies. Let stand until glaze is set.
Store tightly covered. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.
80 calories per cookie--20 calories from fat--2 grams of fat per cookie.

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