Chocolate Hazelnut Blondies

chocolate hazelnut blondies

 

Nutella is great on sandwiches and graham crackers. I love its smooth texture. I recently made Peanut Chocolate Chip Blondies, which were superb. I was so happy with the way they came out. I figured why not substitute the peanut butter for nutella and the peanuts for hazelnuts.

They have a very distinct hazelnut flavor because I toasted the nuts beforehand. I didn’t remove the skins like I did for the Hazelnut Biscotti that I made for TWD. Instead, I put the nuts on a baking sheet and toasted them for about 10 minutes. After they cool slightly, just rub the skins off. So, if you don’t like hazelnut flavor, I wouldn’t make these.

If you do like hazelnut flavor…what are you waiting for!?

Start with 1/4 cup butter or margarine, 1/4 cup nutella, and 3/4 cup brown sugar.

Cream together with an electric mixer. Add 1 egg and 1 tsp vanilla and mix until combined.

In another bowl, combine 1 cup flour, 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/8 tsp baking soda and a pinch of salt.

Combine the dry and wet ingredients. Mix in 1/3 cup chocolate chips and 1/4 cup chopped toasted hazelnuts.

Pour into an 8×8 dish and bake in a 350F oven for 25-30 minutes.

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7 thoughts on “Chocolate Hazelnut Blondies”

  1. That…is a drool worthy recipe! Steve has recently fallen in love with Blondies thanks to a glut of dried dates and my need to shuffle them off the pantry shelves and these babies look just the ticket to make him smile. Cheers for another wonderful post :)

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    1. Janet- I think they’re best if you can let them cool a bit or even wait until the next day. That is, if you can handle seeing them on the counter without devouring them, like me :)

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