Made this again recently, this is still one of my favorite biscotti recipes. Instead of "stirring" in the toppings (chocolate, almonds, etc) I put the dough on a cutting board/clean surface and knead the toppings in slowly to help control where everything is going.
Perfection! I always get rave reviews when I make these biscotti. They are very easy to make, and the dough isn't as sticky as some other biscotti recipes I've tried -- makes it easier to knead the dough. The only tweaks I make is to double up on the espresso, skip the dried apricots and add a 1/4 cup more of each of the chocolate, almonds and cranberries (personal preference). When forming the logs, I like to angle the top and bottom edges of the dough so that when you cut them diagonally, you don't waste too much of the cookie. After it is twice baked and cooled, I like to dip some of the cookies in ganache chocolate (See Chocolate Ganache Recipe).