Chocolate Chip Nutella Cookies

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How many of you have a secret pleasure in life?  That jar or carton of something that you keep hidden in the back of the cupboard or the freezer that you hope no one else finds.  Because you don’t want to share!

Well,  I have several of them.  There is the bag of Cadbury chocolate eggs in my desk drawer, the carton of Haagen Daaz ice cream in the back of the freezer and then there is also the jar of Nutella hidden in the pantry.

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Today I decided to share my Nutella – in the form of  chocolate chip Nutella cookies.

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My favorite cookie is a chocolate chip cookie and not much can improve on that but let me tell you there is something.  And that would be Nutella.  I added in a nice big scoop of Nutella into my current favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe and I pretty much found heaven.   I have also begun using cake flour in my cookies and really like the results.

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These cookies were so good I had to bag them up and deliver them to some friends to get them out of my house or I could not be held responsible for the number of calories I consumed today.

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This cookie is just the way I like, not too thick, not too thin.  Soft in the middle and a little crisp on the edges.  Pretty much perfection.

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Enjoy!
Leigh Anne

For a few more of my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipes check out these:

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie

Best Big Fat and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie

Chewy and Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookie

Caramel, Pretzel, Chocolate Chip Cookie

Triple Chocolate Chip Malted Cookie with Sea Salt

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Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yield: 2 1/2 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 C butter, salted, at room temperature
  • 1/2 C brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1 C cake flour
  • 1/2 C all purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 C Nutella
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 C semi sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper
  • In a bowl beat butter until soft, about one minute
  • Add in sugars and beat for an additional 2-3 minutes or until soft and fluffy.
  • Add in vanilla, egg and Nutella. Mix together well.
  • Add in flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix until just incorporated.
  • Add in chocolate chips.
  • Bake for 8 minutes

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Comments

  1. says

    Yummy! My boys love Nutella, I’m sure they’ll love these cookies. Thanks for sharing. And thanks for reminding me that my secret stash of Cadbury eggs is out – must go to Target ASAP and get more!

  2. says

    Leigh Anne, this looks sooooo good! Thank you for sharing and thank you for the visit and sweet comment at The Dedicated House! It means the world! Also, thanks for letting me know about your party. I’ve put you on my party schedule…I’ll see you Saturday. Would love to invite you to come join my party Make it Pretty Monday. Here’s a link: http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2013/01/make-it-pretty-monday-week-34.html Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  3. Crystal says

    OMG!! We can’t keep Nutella in the house. My family loves it. Definately trying your recipe! Thanks for sharing :0)

  4. says

    These look wonderful! I saw these on Wednesday Extravaganza @ Hungry Little Girl and had to come over and get a closer look. I need to try these soon, Pinned! Thanks for sharing your recipe. :)

  5. says

    Oh My Gosh!!! If I make these for my family I will be the best mom ever!!! I’m torn between making them and getting all the hugs and kisses and not making them and not consuming 10 million calories. Kisses always win out. Thanks for sharing with us at Real Housemoms for Fabulous Fridays!

  6. says

    Oh, my hubby love Nutella! We found it in Germany ten years ago and are obsessed. He’s never been a PB fan, so this will be great. My youngest son once cleaned out a jar of Nutella with his bare hands. Quit a mess I must add…

  7. says

    Thank you for sharing these at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House! It means the world. Wanted to let you know, I didn’t forget about your party this past weekend. I didn’t go to any parties last week. But, I will be there this Saturday! Also, I’ve been trying to follow you through your RSS feed and when I click on it, it just gives me code and no way to follow. Boo! Anyhoo, have a pretty day!! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  8. Karen says

    These are soooo good. Made them this AM for a snack, the kiddos gobbled them up and asked for more! Pinning for sure and will make them again soon!!

  9. says

    Ok, I think you are officially my new best friend! These cookies look awesome! I totally pinned this to my cookie board and cannot wait to eat them! Thank you for sharing a fabulous recipe! Krista @ A Handful of Everything

  10. says

    I try to hide things like my favorite chocolate etc… but my daughter and my husband always find them. The nutella jar is my son’s domain. I think he has it booby trapped. We are all afraid to go near it. Love the idea of nutella in chocolate chip cookies. Thanks for bring this by foodie friday.

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