Nutella-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt

nutella chocolate chip cookie recipe

Well kiddos, I wish I had some witty rhetoric for you today. But I don’t. Instead, I have something better. Cookie porn. Or cookie-in-the-shape-of-mini-muffin porn. Because sometimes you can’t decide between completely cooked cookies that are slightly crunchy, and gooey, undercooked cookie dough cookies. Mini muffin cookies give you the best of both worlds.

Either way, we’re talking chocolate chips, nutella, sea salt, crunchy, chewy, deliciousness. ZOMG. Yes, all those things in one cookie.

I’m going to stop talking and just let the photos speak for themselves…

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nutella stuffed chocolate chip cookies recipe

To make the mini-cookie-muffin version: place about 1/2 T dough in a greased mini muffin tin, top with 1/2 – 3/4 t nutella, then top with another 1/2 T of dough. It’s helpful if the dough is slightly chilled and the Nutella is cold. Keep a dish of cold water next to you, and dip your fingers in it when forming the mini muffins – it’ll help with the stickiness.

nutella stuffed chocolate chip cookies recipe

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Nutella-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt

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Adapted from: Ambitious Kitchen
Yields: 2 dozen
Time to prepare: 1 hour

2¼ cup all-purpose flour
1¼ teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon of salt
2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature
1¼ cup packed dark brown sugar
¼ cup granulated sugar
1 large egg plus 1 egg yolk
1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
1 tablespoon plain greek yogurt
3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 jar of Nutella, chilled in refrigerator
Coarse sea salt for sprinkling

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large bowl mix flour, baking soda, and salt with a fork or whisk until combined.

In the bowl of a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, beat together butter and sugars until light and fluffy.

Mix in egg, yolk, vanilla, and yogurt until incorporated.

Gradually add the dry ingredients until combined. Fold in chocolate chips.

Roll 1½ tablespoons of dough and flatten the dough to make a flat circle. Place 1 teaspoon of chilled
Nutella in the middle then place another flat circle of cookie dough on top. Crimp edges to seal.

Place dough balls on cookie sheet, 2 inches apart and bake 11-13 minutes or until the edges turn golden brown.

Sprinkle with sea salt and let cool on wire racks.

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Comments: 2

  1. Christina (Sisters Running the Kitchen) February 28, 2013 at 1:30 pm Reply

    OMG. these look AMAZINGGGGGGGG. I have to try this out!

    • Seattle Palate March 3, 2013 at 12:03 pm Reply

      These are right up your alley! LMK if you make them!

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