Italian Hazelnut Cookies with Nutella® hazelnut spread

Italian Hazelnut Cookies with Nutella® hazelnut spread Two crunchy hazelnut cookie halves, filled with a soft layer of Nutella® hazelnut spread. Is there anything better on a winter’s day? No wonder these Italian cookies are called Lady’s Kisses! A marriage made in heaven.


Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 18 mins

    TOTAL : 3 hrs 27 mins

    SERVING : 24

    YIELD : 24 cookies

  • In a large bowl, mix together hazelnuts, flour and sugar. Mix in butter, egg yolk and salt until combined. Form into ball; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 3 hours.

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Roll dough into 48 small balls, about 2 tsp each. Arrange balls, about 2 inches apart, on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.

  • Bake, in batches, for about 18 minutes or until just set and lightly golden brown. Let cool completely on cooling rack.

  • Spread or pipe 1 tsp Nutella® hazelnut spread over the bottoms of half of the cookies. Sandwich with remaining cookies.

Per Serving: 220 calories; protein 3.2g; carbohydrates 19.5g; fat 15g; cholesterol 32.3mg; sodium 50.7mg.