Nutella Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

Great news for Nutella fans!
Why not incorporate your favorite indulgence into next baking session? After all, tis’ the season to bake, right? 😉
This Nutella Thumbprint Cookies are so easy to make. Supplies are usually found in your pantry so no extra shopping run needed. Besides, great choice of dessert for your upcoming Thanksgiving party, yay!
So, without further ado, take a look at the recipe and see how yummy this might taste 🙂

Nutella Thumbprint Cookies 

Nutella Thumbprint Cookies Recipe


1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup packed brown sugar

1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup finely chopped hazelnuts

2/3 cup Nutella


Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.

Grease or line 2 cookie sheets.
In a large bowl, place the butter and sugar.
Separate the egg yolk and white, reserving egg white in a small bowl and adding the egg yolk to the bowl with the sugar and butter.
Nutella Thumbprint Cookies Recipe
Mix well.
Nutella Thumbprint Cookies
Mix in vanilla, flour and salt.
Nutella Thumbprint cookies
Nutella Thumbprint Cookies
Shape dough into tablespoon-sized balls.
Nutella Thumbprint cookies
Roll in egg white, then hazelnuts.
Nutella Thumbprint cookies
Place on cookie sheets about 2 inches apart.
Bake for 5 minutes.
Remove cookies from oven. With thumb, press down in the center to dent each cookie. Put about 1/2 teaspoon of Nutella in each thumbprint.
Nutella Thumbprint cookies
Bake for another 8 minutes, until cookie dough appears golden.
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There you have your warm yummy Nutella Thumbprint cookies to indulge in!
Nutella Thumbprint cookies
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  1. The nutella cookies look so beautiful and delicious too. I love the addition of hazelnuts to the dressing and also nutella is my all time favourite.Thank you for sharing.

  2. The cookies look absolutely yummy! Love the nutella! I’d love to make these every time my kids crave for sweets.

  3. These cookies are delicious and easy to make! I made only a 1/2 batch to try them out, and will definitely be adding this to my baking list. – Zomick’s

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