Orange Chocolate Hazelnut Thumbprints

Creamy chocolate spread is the delicious bonus in the center of each sweet orange cookie.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 32

Ingredients

1
large orange
1
package Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/2
cup Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
2
egg whites, lightly beaten
1 1/4
cups walnuts, finely chopped
2/3
cup Jif® Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Let cookie dough stand at room temperature 10 minutes to soften. Line large cookie sheets with parchment paper. With microplane or fine grater, grate 1 rounded tablespoon peel from the orange. In small bowl, squeeze 2 tablespoons juice from the orange.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Add orange peel, orange juice and flour. Beat with electric mixer on low speed. Increase speed to medium; beat until well blended. Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls. Dip each ball in beaten egg white; roll in walnuts to completely cover. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set and very light golden brown. Remove from oven. With handle of wooden spoon, make indentation 3/4 inch wide in center of each cookie. Fill each indentation with about 1 teaspoon chocolate hazelnut spread. Bake 5 minutes longer. Cool on cookie sheets 2 minutes; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    45mg
    45%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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