Nutella Stuffed Sugar Cookies

Nutella Stuffed Sugar Cookies


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup hazelnuts, roasted, skinned and chopped


  1. Roast hazelnuts at 400 degrees for 10-15 minutes. Place hot nuts in a towel and rub vigorously until husks come off. Peel off remaining husks if possible and place in food processor. Chop roughly.
  2. Combine flour, salt, cinnamon and baking powder in a medium bowl. In a larger bowl, cream sugar and butter. Add all dry ingredients and mix until well incorporated. Add egg, milk and vanilla and mix until fully blended.
  3. Roll dough on a lightly floured surface and cut into 2 separate balls. Wrap and refridgerate for at least 1 hour.
  4. Heat oven to 350 degrees. On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8 inch thick and cut out circles with a cookie cutter or the rim of a floured glass. Drop Nutella in a pipe or the end of a plastic baggie with a cut tip and drop 1/2 teaspoon into center of the cookie. Fold over edge and seal with a fork.
  5. Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes or until edges brown ever so slightly. Cool on wire racks.
  6. Once cookies have completely cool, melt chocolate chips. With a fork, drizzle melted chocolate over cookies. Sprinkle with hazelnuts. Allow at least 5-10 minutes for chocolate to set.

Recipe and Photo: Nibledish / CC BY-SA

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