Nutella sandwich cookies

Prep 30 min
Total 40 min
Makes 22 to 24 sandwiches

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Ingredients

1/4 cup
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/4 cup
unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup
packed brown sugar
1
egg
1/3 cup

Nutella Frosting

1/3 cup
unsalted butter, softened
1/4 cup
1 1/3 cups
1/4 tsp
2 tsp

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 350F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.
  • WHISK flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in a bowl.
  • BEAT butter and both sugars in a large bowl using an electric mixer on medium until fluffy, about 3 min. Add egg and beat for 1 min, scraping sides and bottom of bowl. Add Nutella and vanilla and beat until smooth. Beat in flour mixture on low until just combined.
  • SCOOP out 2-tsp portions of dough and roll into balls. Place 16 cookies 1 in. apart on a prepared sheet. Bake until puffed and slightly cracked on top, about 5 min. Let cool for 1 min, then transfer to a rack to cool. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • FROSTING: Beat butter and Nutella in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium-high until fluffy, 2 min. Add icing sugar and salt and beat on medium-low until well combined. Increase speed to medium and beat until light, 1 min. Add milk and beat for 2 min. Transfer to a piping bag fitted with a small star tip.
  • FLIP half of the cookies and pipe about 1 tbsp frosting onto each, then top with remaining cookies.
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Nutrition

Calories 156
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrates 22 g
Fat 7 g
Fibre 1 g
Sodium 80 mg
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Issue: November 2017

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Photo credit: Photo, Roberto Caruso.

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