Chewy Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

chocolate hazelnut cookies
Claire Cohen
  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 2 to 3 Dozen (24 servings)
Ratings (4)

These chewy cookies have plenty of chocolate flavor -- they will remind you of brownies. If you don't have hazelnuts, try these cookies with other chopped nuts.

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar (granulated)
  • 1 egg (unbeaten)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 squares chocolate (semisweet, melted)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (stir before measuring)
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts (chopped, more if desired)

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 325 F. Grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.
  2. In a mixing bowl with an electric mixer cream butter until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in salt and sugar. Add egg; beat well. Blend in vanilla and chocolate.
  3. Mix in flour until blended. Fold in the chopped hazelnuts.
  4. Drop level tablespoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart, onto the greased cookie sheets.
  1. Stamp lightly with a flat bottom glass covered with a damp cloth.
  2. If desired sprinkle more finely chopped hazelnuts over the top of each cookie.
  3. Bake for about 15 minutes, until set.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 157
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Unsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Sodium 65 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 2 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)