Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies and Cream Cookies

I was really craving cookies the other day but wanted something more than traditional chocolate chip ones.  I went hunting through the cabinet to see what I could come up with.   In mixing up a little of this and a little of that I made some pretty fantastic cookies.

Even with making just over 4 dozen cookies they were gone in 24 hours!  I couldn't believe it.

Hazelnut Cookies & Cream Cookies-- recipe makes about 4 1/2 dozen cookies
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup butter; softened
1/4 cup Jif Hazelnut/ Cookies and Cream spread
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup mini chocolate chips

In a medium mixing bowl I mixed together the graham cracker crumbs, flour, baking soda, and salt.

I think the key to these cookies is the Jif Cookies and Cream Hazelnut Spread; but I bet you could use Nutella and some crushed cookies and cream too if you can't find this at your local store.  I bought mine on Amazon as a prime pantry add-on just to try it.

I mixed the butter, hazelnut spread, both sugars and the eggs together in my stand mixer using the paddle attachment.  I then added in the vanilla extract too.  Once I had a nice creamy mixture I added in the flour/dry stuff and then folded in the mini chocolate chips (regular sized would work good too but I had the minis on hand).

I scooped them onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheet and baked them at 350 for 9-11 minutes or until the edges were lightly golden brown.  I let them sit for 2 minutes to firm up a bit and cool off slightly before moving them over to a cooling rack.

You can see the bits of chocolate and even some bits of Oreo and graham cracker crumbs if you look closely.

I really wasn't sure about mixing all these different flavors together-- graham cracker, Oreo, hazelnut, chocolate, vanilla... but they worked so well together!  

My boys began gobbling them before they had even finished cooling off!  I might have snuck one or two myself.

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  1. Oh these look so good! My boys like baking cookies so we will have to give these a try. Thanks for sharing. :)

  2. Cookies are my favorite dessert and these sound absolutely delicious!

    Jill - Doused in Pink

  3. Oh my! These do look delicious! Pinned!

  4. These look and sound delicious! Too bad I'm dieting now. Your food pictures are going to torture me!!

    1. I'm so sorry and I feel your pain! It is so hard eating healthy when I have a boy that just LOVES to bake!

  5. Hazelnut is one of my favorite things ever! I'm pinning these to make later! They look so good.

  6. They look SO good! Thank you for sharing at Party In Your PJ's.


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