Nutella sandwich cookies

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PREP TIME

30 min

TOTAL TIME

40 min

Makes

22 to 24 sandwiches

Nutella sandwich cookies

Photo, Roberto Caruso.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter , softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup Nutella
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Nutella Frosting

  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter , softened
  • 1/4 cup Nutella
  • 1 1/3 cups icing sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp milk

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.

Nutrition (per cookie)

  • Calories
  • 156,
  • Protein
  • 2 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22 g,
  • Fat
  • 7 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 80 mg.
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