Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Serve your guests with these chocolate hazelnut cookies baked using Betty Crocker® chocolate chip cookie mix and topped with melted white chocolate chips – a perfect dessert.

  • Prep Time 60 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ chocolate chip cookie mix
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
cup hazelnut spread with cocoa
1
egg
1/2
cup hazelnuts (filberts), toasted, skins removed and nuts chopped
3/4
cup white vanilla baking chips
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl stir cookie mix, butter, hazelnut spread and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in hazelnuts. Onto ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 11 minutes or until edges are set. Cool 1 to 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  • 3 In small resealable freezer plastic bag, place white chips and oil; seal bag. Microwave on High 45 to 60 seconds, turning bag over after 25 seconds. Squeeze bag until chips are melted and smooth. Cut off tiny corner of bag; squeeze bag to drizzle melted chips over cookies. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.

Expert Tips

To toast hazelnuts, spread on a ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375°F 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool slightly, place nuts in a clean kitchen towel and rub vigorously to remove the skins.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.