Enjoy crunchy pecan biscotti with chocolate; studded with raisins and nut pieces, it's perfect for holiday gifting!

Whisk dry ingredients in a bowl. Add pecans, chocolate and raisins.

Put extra pecans and sugar into a food processor to grind finely. This will set your crunchy pecan biscotti apart from other recipes!

Transfer the pecan sugar to a bowl and mix with brown sugar, melted butter, vanilla, and whole eggs and yolks.

Whisk thoroughly and then mix the wet and dry ingredients for your crunchy pecan biscotti with chocolate.

Transfer biscotti to a floured surface and knead the dough gently a few times.

Divide the pecan biscotti dough in half and shape each portion into a log. Transfer to a lined sheet pan.

Brush lightly beaten egg on top of the loaves, then sprinkle with extra granulated sugar.

Bake the crunchy pecan biscotti loaves until they’re cooked through and starting to brown.

Let the biscotti cool on the baking sheet for about 15 minutes. Then slice.

Arrange crunchy pecan biscotti slices on the lined baking sheet. Bake again until dry and firm.

Crunchy pecan biscotti with chocolate and raisins makes a beautiful Christmas food gift! It'll keep for a few weeks, or can be frozen for longer storage.