Chocolate Nutella Cookies
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Recipe Type: Baking
Serves: 3 dozen cookies
 
A touch of sparkle, plenty of sweet Nutella and some chocolate to top it off makes these cookies irresistible, especially during the holiday season. Adapted from Something Swanky.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup Nutella
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ⅛ tsp baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1¾ cup all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar for rolling
  • 36 Hershey Kisses, unwrapped
Instructions
  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat shortening and nutella. Add the ½ c granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, and baking soda. Beat until combined.
  2. Beat in egg, milk, and vanilla.
  3. Beat in the flour.
  4. Scoop out rounded tablespoons and roll them into balls. Roll the balls in the granulated sugar and place on a cookie sheet, 2 inches apart on a parchment lined, ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake at 350º until edges are set.
  6. Press kisses into the center of each cookie as soon as they are removed from the oven. Let cook on wire rack.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at http://honestcooking.com/chocolate-nutella-cookies/