Stuffed Hazelnut Cookies

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

  • Prep Time 60 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
21g
21%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
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.