Chocolate Nutella Surprise Cookies

Thursday, December 12, 2013
These Chocolate Nutella Surprise Cookies are a Nutella lover's dream cookie!

A delicious chocolate cookie with a creamy surprise in the center when you bite into this cookie.

Buttery flavored tender chocolaty cookies bursting with the best surprise inside that becomes addicting after that first taste and so easy to make.

The cookies take a little time to mold but so worth it.

I was so surprised when I first bit into one of these and found this delicious creamy center.

Scroll down to my printable recipe card to get the recipe.

nutella filled cookies

nutella filled cookies

Chocolate Cookie Lovers

If you love chocolate cookies, this hazelnut middle is one of the best cookies ever!

The cookie has the perfect blend of flavors and bursts with a rich chocolate flavor.

chocolate cookies dough

Ingredients You Will Need (scroll to the recipe card for exact measurements)

  • butter
  • brown sugar
  • flour
  • eggs
  • salt
  • baking soda
  • unsweetened cocoa
  • Nutella

making an indentation for the filling in a cookie


  1. measuring spoons
  2. measuring cups
  3. mixing bowl
  4. cookie sheet
  5. parchment paper or silpat mat
  6. spoon
  7. spatula

chocolate nutella filling in the cookies

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Fun Chocolate Cookies

These are as fun to make as they are to eat, the cookies are such a surprise when you bite into them and taste so darn good!

I love the creamy center and they stay nice and moist and not dry.

These cookies look very pretty on a cookie tray dusted with powdered sugar also for garnishing.

Chocolate Nutella Surprise Cookies

Chocolate Nutella Surprise Cookies

Yield: 30
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 10 MinTotal time: 20 Min
These are a chocolate cookie and in the center, it's filled with Nutella a hazelnut spread. The cookies are a surprise when you bite into them and find this creamy delight.


  • 1 stick butter softened (1/2 cup) do not use margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 eggs
  • Nutella or another hazelnut filling
  • Optional garnish, melted chocolate or powdered sugar
  • In the Batter, chopped hazelnuts and chocolate chips can be added 1/2 cup


  1. Preheat oven to 350 and prepare a cookie sheet with parchment lining or Silpat mat.
  2. Beat the sugar and butter together until well blended in a heavy-duty mixer.
  3. Add the eggs, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, and flour. Mix until it forms a ball using the flat paddle from the electric mixer
  4. Roll small amounts of cookie dough into a ball, make an indent in the center like a well to fill with your finger.
  5. Fill with Nutella, 1/2 teaspoon.
  6. Top with a small piece of flattened dough on top to seal.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes in a 350-degree hot oven. 
  8. Do not over bake.
  9.  Cool in pan 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.
  10.  You can dust with powdered sugar or even drizzle with melted chocolate. 



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