Crunchy Nutella Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped hazelnuts

Instructions

  1. Cream together butter, Nutella, and both sugars. Add egg and vanilla extract, and mix well.
  2. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture and fold until dough forms. Roll into 1-inch balls and dip one half of the ball into chopped hazelnuts.
  3. Place hazelnut side up on parchment lined baking sheet 3 inches apart. Press down slightly.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees F. Do not over-bake or cookies will be brittle.
  5. Drizzle with melted chocolate of desired.