Chocolate Hazelnut Gorilla Cookies

Submitted by Marisa Raponi

About the cook: Hi! I'm a fitness instructor and mother of 3 who is always on the go and looking to make meal time easy, nutritious and delicious

About the dish: Dark and rich with a peekaboo white chocolate hint. These decadent hazelnut cookies with a hint of cinnamon will satisfy the sweet tooth of all the big and little kids in your family.

National Origin: Italian Canadian

Serves: 12

Estimated Time: Under 30 Minutes


¾ c butter softened, 1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 c sugar, ½ tsp baking soda
1c brown sugar ½ tsp baking powder
1 13 oz jar nutella, ¼ tsp salt
1 oz unsweetened chocolate melted, 1/2 c each white chocolate chips & dark chocolate chips
1 tsp vanilla 1 cut chopped toasted hazelnuts
2 eggs, 5 oz white chocolate melted
2 1/2c flour


Preheat oven to 350
In large mixing bowl beat butter. Add sugars continue beating. Add nutella, unsweetened choc, and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time beating till combined.
Combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
Beat into creamed mixture. Stir remaining chocolates and nuts into mixture.
Drop dough by tablespoon 2” apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 min. or until edges are set. Let cool. Drizzle melted white chocolate on top of cookies.

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