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Stuffed Hazelnut Cookies

Stuffed Hazelnut Cookies
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 24
Enjoy these stuffed hazelnut cookies glazed with chocolate – a wonderful dessert treat.
Updated November 21, 2012
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

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

Steps

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
110mg
5%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
21g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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