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Giada's Loaded Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

If I do say so myself, this is the ultimate chocolate chip cookie. I made five hundred of them for my wedding!

Giada's Loaded Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies
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Giada's Loaded Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

Category

Dessert

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes

Calories

141

Author:

Giada De Laurentiis

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, such as Petra
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, (2 sticks, at room temperature)
  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 ounces English toffee candy, (finely chopped, recommended: Heath or Skor)

  • 1 cup hazelnuts, (toasted, skinned and chopped)
  • 1 12-ounce bag semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Line 2 heavy baking sheets with parchment paper. Finely chop the oats in a food processor. Transfer the oats to a medium bowl. Mix in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugars in a large bowl until fluffy. Beat in the eggs and vanilla. Add the flour mixture and stir just until blended. Stir in the toffee, hazelnuts, and chocolate chips.
  4. For each cookie, drop 1 rounded tablespoonful of dough onto sheet, spacing 1 inch apart (do not flatten dough). Bake until the cookies are golden (cookies will flatten slightly), about 15 minutes. Cool the cookies on the baking sheets for 5 minutes. Transfer to a cooling rack and cool completely. (The cookies can be prepared 1 day ahead. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.)

Nutrition

Nutrition

per serving
Calories
141
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
Carbs
18 grams
Protein
1 grams
Fat
7 grams
Saturated Fat
4 grams
Trans Fat
1 grams
Cholesterol
19 milligrams
Sodium
70 milligrams
Fiber
1 grams
Sugar
12 grams
Unsaturated Fat
3 grams
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1 comment

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    PaulM

    They are not even completely cool yet, and I can easily say that these cookies are AMAZING!

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