Hazelnut Truffle Cookies Recipe

Hazelnut Truffle Cookies Recipe

Truffle Cookies

From childhood sweets : truffle cookies , buttery, crumbly, chocolaty, covered with a thick layer of cocoa and powdered sugar mix. Super easy to make and very yummy .

Made a few slight changes to the original recipe to flavor the cookies a bit more. Added toasted ground hazelnuts, starch and baking powder. If you want to use the original version simply skip those ingredients .

Hope you guys try this recipe and enjoy!

Happy baking!

Hazelnut Truffle Cookies Recipe


Hazelnut Truffle Cookies Recipe

1 cup ( 2 sticks/ 226 grams) unsalted butter, at room temperature

2 tbs sugar

1 medium egg, at room temperature

1 tsp vanilla extract

½ cup toasted hazelnuts + 1 tbs cornstarch, pulse in processor until fine crumbs formed

1 tbs hot water

2 cups + 2 tbs all purpose flour

1 tsp baking powder

Pinch of salt

You will also need ⅔ cup powdered sugar + ¼ cup cocoa powder sifted together

Hazelnut Truffle Cookies Recipe


Hazelnut Truffle Cookies Recipe

Preheat the oven to 375°F/ 180° C degrees

Start by grinding the hazelnuts + starch in a food processor , set aside

In a separate bowl combine : flour, salt and baking powder

In a mixing bowl on high speed beat the butter and sugar until pale color

Lower the speed and beat in the egg , vanilla extract ,ground hazelnuts

Beat in the dry ingredients in 3 -4 additions ,add the hot water after 3rd addition

Hazelnut Truffle Cookies Recipe

Do not overbeat

Using a small ice cream scoop or a teaspoon , form pyramids or balls

Bake on a lined cookie sheet , about 15-17 minutes or until the tops are light gold color

Remove from the oven and tumble in cocoa-sugar mix while the cookies are hot

Let cool down and enjoy!

Hazelnut Truffle Cookies Recipe


  1. Thank you so much for the delicious hazelnut cookie recipe . You are truly an amazing chef on every level. ?

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