Soy Hazelnut Biscotti with Dried Cherries (for Atkins Diet Phase 3) |

This Soy Hazelnut Biscotti with Dried Cherries is a tasty low-carb treat. It is perfect for the Atkins Diet Phase 3 if you are following the program according to the recommended daily number of carbs allowed. This delicious, crunchy biscotti can be eaten on its own as a snack or even as a dessert with some yogurt.

This recipe yields 40 with each serving of 2.2 g net carbs.


  • 6 oz (170 g) unsalted butter (soften)
  • 3/4 cup Splenda sweetener
  • 4 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 4 tbsps sour cream
  • 1 cup soy powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts (chopped)*
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries


  1. Finely chop 1/2 cup and coarsely chop 1 cup of hazelnuts.
  2. Beat butter and sweetener until creamy, then add in eggs gradually and beat until well blended.
  3. Add in sour cream and mix well.
  4. Mix in soy powder, cinnamon, and salt until well combined.
  5. Fold in hazelnuts and dried cherries, then chill the dough for 1 hour.
  6. Preheat the oven to 350°F/175°C.
  7. Divide the chilled dough into 2 portions and shape each into a log (12″x 2.5″/30cm x 6.5cm).
  8. Arrange the logs on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.
  9. Cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack, then cut crosswise into 1/2″ slices and arrange on a baking tray.
  10. Bake at 325°F/165°C for about 20 minutes, or until crisp.
  11. Let the biscuits completely cool before storing them in airtight containers.