Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

These irresistible chocolate chip cookies are delightfully different than any other you've ever tried. The combination of Nutella (the Italian chocolate hazelnut spread), cocoa and a pinch of lemon zest, makes the flavors come alive in your mouth.

Recipe by Rori Travato

Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

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    2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 large eggs
    1/4 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
    1 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup Nutella
    3/4 cup brown sugar 2 cups chocolate chips
    3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 cup hazelnuts, chopped
    1 cup unsalted butter, softened


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    • 1

      Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

    • 2

      In a bowl combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.

    • 3

      In the bowl of a standing mixer, combine the sugars and the butter. On medium speed, cream until smooth and light. Add the eggs one at a time. Add the vanilla, lemon zest and Nutella.

    • 4

      Add the flour mixture on low speed and combine until just mixed. Stir in the chocolate chips and the nuts.

    • 5

      On an ungreased baking sheet, place heaping tablespoons of the batter, about 3 inches apart. Bake for 12 minutes until set but still soft. Remove and cool on a rack.

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