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Homemade Biscotti for Babies from Just Another Mom

Recently, I was trying to figure out a snack for Squeaker. She tends to get bored with the same old, day in and day out… and I can’t blame her, because I do too. So, after taking a preliminary search through Google and Pinterest, I turned to my cookbooks. I have a few cookbooks that are specifically for baby food, so I hoped that I would find something easy to make.

The end result?

Homemade Biscotti for Babies

Homemade Biscotti for Babies- from Just Another Mom


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (substitute Quinoa flour or Spelt for a Gluten Free variation)
  • 2 tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 egg yolk (If making for a baby under a year old, use only the egg yolk to avoid potential allergens found in egg whites.)
  • 1 tablespoon oil (I used Vegetable)
  • 1/3 cup milk (I used 100% Lactaid Milk, but you can also use water, Soy milk, or Almond Milk- try unsweetened)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla (optional)


8-10 Servings


1. Preheat oven to 325

2. Mix dry ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl

3. Add wet ingredients and stir until you have a firm dough.

4. Shape the dough into a log approximately 6 inches long. Place on greased cookie sheet (I used one lined with aluminum foil, could also use parchment paper) and then press the log into a bar approximately 2 inches wide.

I think mine ended up about 3 inches wide

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5. Bake for 20 minutes, remove from oven and let cool until your dough log is cool enough to touch.

6. Once cooled enough, cut diagonally into 1/2 inch slices. Spread out on cookie sheet and bake for another 10-15 minutes (I went the full 15).

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7. Let cool on a wire rack.

Finished Biscotti!

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Store in airtight container.

Our biscotti turned out to be somewhat crumbly, which is perfectly fine for me. They’re just the right size for Squeaker to hold, break off a piece and chew. They also dissolve quite nicely once they’re in her mouth and (after trying a piece myself) they really are pretty tasty. I’m sure if I was making these for me, I would have added almonds for texture and crunch.

And on a non-related food note, this was also a reminder to me that next on my ‘to-buy’ list is a decent SLR camera. I’ve had my eye on one for quite some time now.. and while I suppose my phone is doing an okay job, I know that I could be doing so much better with the pictures.

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Kori is a late diagnosed autistic/ADHD mom. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodiverse family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. A blogger, podcaster, writer, product creator, and coach; Kori shares autism family life- the highs, lows, messy, and real. Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori is on a mission to empower moms of autistic children to make informed parenting decisions with confidence and conviction.

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9 years ago

I might have to.try this recipe out for my princess 😉 thanks for sharing ❤❤❤❤

9 years ago

This is great! We do Baby Led Weaning with our kids and I bet these would be a great addition to our menu for them when they’re small 🙂