Hazelnut Melting Moments

This classic thumbprint cookie made using hazelnut and filled with chocolate will melt in your mouth - perfect dessert for any occasion.

  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 48

Ingredients

1
cup margarine or butter, softened
2/3
cup sugar
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
egg yolk
2 1/4
cups All Purpose Flour
1 1/2
cups ground hazelnuts (filberts)*
1
(6-oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. In large bowl, combine margarine and sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla, lemon peel and egg yolk; blend well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Stir in flour and hazelnuts; mix well. Shape into 1 1/4-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With thumb, make an indentation in the center of each cookie.
  • 2 Bake at 325°F. for 10 to 15 minutes or until light golden around edges. In small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips, stirring until smooth. Spoon 1/2 teaspoonful melted chocolate into center of each cookie.** Remove from cookie sheets; lightly dust with powdered sugar.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    100
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    45mg
    45%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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