Stuffed Hazelnut Cookies

Stuffed Hazelnut Cookies

Enjoy these stuffed hazelnut cookies glazed with chocolate – a wonderful dessert treat.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

2

dozen

Filling
1/2
cup hazelnut spread with cocoa
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/4
cup chopped hazelnuts (filberts)
Cookies
1
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup hazelnut spread with cocoa
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
Additional granulated sugar
Glaze
1
cup dark chocolate chips
2
teaspoons shortening
6
teaspoons finely chopped hazelnuts, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, mix 1/2 cup hazelnut spread, the powdered sugar and 1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts. Shape into 24 (1-inch balls).
  2. In large bowl, beat 1 cup granulated sugar, 1/2 cup hazelnut spread, the butter and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  3. Divide dough into 24 (1 1/2-inch) balls. Flatten each ball into 2 1/2-inch circle. Shape 1 cookie dough circle around 1 hazelnut ball, covering completely. Repeat with remaining dough and hazelnut balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place filled dough circles about 3 inches apart.
  4. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until edges are set. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
  5. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and shortening uncovered on High 30 seconds; stir. Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Drizzle over cooled cookies; sprinkle each with 1/4 teaspoon finely chopped hazelnuts. Let cookies stand until glaze sets.
Makes 2 dozen cookies

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 29g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 21g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.