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Triple Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies + 2Teaspoons Site Makeover

August 26, 2014


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We’ve officially relocated to DC! It seems fitting as I start this next stage in my life that the 2Teaspoons website also embarks on its own. I’ve spent the past few weeks giving the site a major makeover. New theme, new recipe index, new about me…definitely explore the site. I’ll be adding more as I go!

Triple Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies - 2Teaspoons

Today I’m sharing a recipe for fresh baked cookies, a fantastic treat for welcoming someone to a new neighborhood. These cookies pack a triple punch with triple chocolate, triple hazelnut, and triple cookie-welcoming goodness…Triple Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Triple Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies - 2Teaspoons

Chocolate and hazelnut how I love thee; let me count the ways:

1) This chewy, soft cookie dough is loaded with chopped hazelnuts and chocolate chips

Triple Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies - 2Teaspoons

2) The dough is then rolled around a chocolate hazelnut truffle giving each cookie a fantastic chocolate hazelnut candy surprise center!

Triple Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies - 2Teaspoons

3) Each cookie is then baked until soft and chewy, drizzled with chocolate and sprinkled with chopped hazelnuts 🙂

Triple Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies - 2Teaspoons

Go ahead,

Triple Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies - 2Teaspoons

have a cookie…

Triple Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies - 2Teaspoons

and welcome to the new neighborhood!

Triple Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies - 2Teaspoons

Triple Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Soft chewy chocolate chip hazelnut cookies, stuffed with decadent truffles and topped with drizzled chocolate and chopped hazelnuts
Course Dessert
Servings 12 -16 Large Cookies
Author 2Teaspoons


  • 2 ¼ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter melted 1 ½ sticks
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped hazelnuts
  • 12-16 chocolate hazelnut truffles*
  • 1 cup 4 ounces by weight semi-sweet or milk chocolate
  • ½ cup chopped hazelnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl melt butter in microwave. Whisk in white and brown sugar until completely dissolved. Whisk in egg and egg yolk. Stir in vanilla and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl combine flour, baking soda, cornstarch, and salt. Pour butter-sugar-egg mixture over flour mixture, and gently stir until dough forms. Fold in hazelnuts and chocolate chips. If dough is too sticky refrigerate for 15-30 minutes.
  4. Using your hands, roll dough into 12-16 ¼ cup dough balls. Flatten and insert truffle. Wrap dough around truffle and roll in hands to seal dough. Arrange on cookie sheet 4 inches apart. Bake until just set, about 15 minutes. Let cool on cookie sheet for 10 minutes, then cool completely on a wire rack.
  5. Once cookies are cool, melt chocolate until it’s thin enough to drizzle, about 1 minute in the microwave on 50% power. Drizzle, use a frosting bag, or just spread chocolate on cookies. Sprinkle with hazelnuts and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*I used Lindt chocolate hazelnut truffles, but you could make your own


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  1. Avatar for cheri


    Love the addition of the hazelnut truffles in these cookies, these look truly delicious. DC is a wonderful place, my daughter used to live there.

    • Avatar for Karen


      Thanks Cheri! The truffles definitely brought these cookies over the top. I’m happy to hear your enjoyed DC. Any must-see or must-taste recommends? 🙂

  2. Avatar for Jessica | A Happy Food Dance

    Jessica | A Happy Food Dance

    These cookies look amazing Karen! Kind of remind me of the Pepperidge Farm Geneva cookies, which are an all-time favorite. Loving the site makeover too! Pinning this babies ASAP!

    • Avatar for Karen


      Thanks Jessica! Geneva’s are delicious! I bet a pecan version of these would be great 🙂

  3. Avatar for Liz @ Floating Kitchen

    Liz @ Floating Kitchen

    OMG – these cookies! I’m dying over them! The new site looks great and congrats on your move!

    • Avatar for Karen


      Thanks Liz! I’m super excited about the new site and the new city, and the cookies were definitely to die for 🙂

Hi! I'm Karen, the recipe creator, photographer, and food fanatic here at 2Teaspoons. I love delicious food and I love sharing it with great people like you. Welcome to my dinner table, pull up a chair! Read More… →

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