Nutella Cookies–Secret Recipe Club

 I browsed her many recipes that I will be sure to revisit. I mainly hit her baked section. I could not resist the idea of a Nutella cookie.   I had some hazelnuts in my freezer so I was easily drawn to this recipe.This is my first month blogging with the Secret Recipe Club and I am thrilled. I was on a waiting list and actually forgot I had applied but thrilled to be included.

If you do not know about this club I will give you a little background. Basically you are given another to browse and find a recipe you would like to try. However, you do not reveal your blog until the designated day. Drum roll… I was assigned the blog New Yorker By Heart for my first mission.

I had never been on a blog that required you to use the translation tool so that was fun!! However, in her about me section it says she lives in the South. New Yorker by Heart is disabled with fibromyalgi and she cooks to off set the pain. She has a cookbook coming out this year as well. I am totally impressed.

Nutella Cookies
These cookies are large in size but very thin. I loved them especially warm out of the oven. Warm chocolate who is complaining.

The batter is very thick so you don’t think they will spread as much as they do.

Thanks for the tip on spreading them apart on the cookie sheet, you will be glad you did. Check out this transformation.



I read some of the reviews on the original site the recipe was found and I am glad I added the hazelnuts. I think they add that extra texture needed in these rather flat but delicious cookies.

The recipe makes 4 dozen and since Nutella is expensive and I really don’t need 4 dozen cookies I halved the recipe. Everything worked out great… I think I now wonder if I should have kept the original amounts of baking powder and baking soda?

I stored a few in the freezer and after a week and half, they still taste yummy!

Nutella Cookies

halved this recipe
2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter ( softened)
1 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
approx. 26 oz nutella ( one large jar)
1 cup chopped hazelnuts
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1. In one bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
2. In the bowl of a mixer, cream the butter and the two sugars until all is integrated and fluffy.
3. Mix in the Nutella, followed by the chopped hazelnuts. Beat in the eggs one at a time, followed by the vanilla.
4. Add the flour mixture to the mixing bowl in three increments, integrating each one before adding the next.
5. Chill dough while oven preheats to 350°F Scoop the dough into balls and bake for about 10 minutes.

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  1. Your Nutella Cookies would be delicious, we just love Nutella. Great selection for SRC!
    Miz Helen
    Group B SRC

  2. Wow, I can’t believe the cookies flattened so much! They look delicious.

  3. O’ my the cookies are really huge :), Nutella are my kids favourite, welcome to SRC, they might be very delicious.., I am book marking this too..,

  4. These sound delicious! Great pick for the SRC. I’ve got to make these for my bf – I know he would love them!

  5. Thanks for the nice words about my blog and I’m happy that you liked the cookies 🙂

    All the best.

  6. Yum!!!! I <3 nutella. Can’t live without it. Breaks my heart that my son is allergic to milk and can’t have it. A life without nutella… can’t handle it. Thanks for the recipe, I’ll definitely be making these soon.

  7. Nutella makes anything wonderful. WThe cookies look great. Welcome to SRC . I’m looking forward to looking through your recipes.

  8. Welcome to SRC! And holy huge cookies! Bet they taste awesome.

  9. I love the fact that they have Nutella, so good!! But I am more of a puffy cookie kind of person…I tweeted the recipe 😉