Faith Gorsky

Chocolate Hazelnut Kiss Cookies

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This time of year we’re all looking for new cookie ideas for holiday parties, cookie exchanges, and gifting purposes. These cookies are a hazelnut spin on a classic peanut butter favorite; they’re a little more elegant with the flavor of hazelnut, and a little more grown-up with the addition of a crunchy layer of salted caramel brownie brittle crust. They’re still the perfect pairing with a glass of cold milk or a cup of coffee, and they’re festive enough to maybe even be everyone’s new favorite.

Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies Finished 2

Prep time: 22 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Yield: 30 – 34 cookies

Ingredients

Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies Ingredients

1/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
3/4 cup Chocmeister Milk Chocolatey Hazelnut Spread
3/4 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
1 large egg
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 of a 5 oz package of Sheila G’s Salted Caramel Brownie Brittle
30 to 34 chocolate kiss candies, unwrapped

Directions

  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper or silpat liners.
  2. 2. Cream together the butter and hazelnut spread in a large bowl; beat in the brown sugar, egg, and vanilla. Stir in the flour, salt, and baking soda.
  3. Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies Process 1

  4. 3. Process the brownie brittle in a blender or food processor until powdery.
  5. Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies Process 2

  6. 4. Use a 1 tablespoon-sized scoop to measure out the dough and roll it into balls; roll each ball in the powdered brownie brittle.
  7. Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies Process 3

  8. 5. Arrange the dough balls about 1 1/2 to 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets, and bake until the cookies are set along the outside and slightly doughy in the center, about 8 minutes.
  9. Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies Process 4

  10. 6. Remove the cookies from the oven and immediately push a kiss into the top of each. Cool completely.
  11. Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies Process 5

    Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies Finished

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Chocolate Hazelnut Kiss Cookies