Nutella is an undeniable food craze, and we can all see why. The deliciously sweet chocolate and hazelnut spread can make any snack a million times tastier. While it tastes amazing on its own with crackers or fruit, there are a ton of ways for it to improve your baking and cooking as well!
Melt semi-sweet chocolate and butter together in a bowl in the microwave, and once there are no chunks of chocolate left, mix in chopped hazelnuts, Nutella, cream, and Frangelico. Spread the mixture on a baking pan and refrigerate for 30 minutes, then roll the mixture into balls, using a melon baller if you like. Dip the balls in melted chocolate, drizzle on some hazelnuts, and wait an hour for them to dry.
Everyone loves cinnamon buns and everyone loves Nutella, so why not combine the two into one sweet, delicious pastry? Spread Nutella evenly over a sheet of dough, leaving a bit on the end clean to be brushed by a beaten egg. Roll the dough up and cut it into rounds, sprinkle with cinnamon and bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes.
Heat butter and sugar in a saucepan, and then remove from heat and combine with Nutella. Pour the mixture into a large bowl and beat in cocoa powder, eggs, salt, baking powder, espresso powder, and vanilla extract, then stir in flour and milk chocolate baking melts. Pour into a baking pan and bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.
Nutella Banana Cookies
In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, shortening, oats, mashed bananas, and an egg. Once combined, use a knife to slice Nutella into the batter; don't mix it in or you won't get the pretty Nutella stripes in the cookies. Finally, use a spoon to scoop the batter onto a cooking sheet in drops and heat at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
Nutella French Toast Roll-Ups
Cut the crusts off of pieces of white bread and flatten them with a rolling pin. At one edge of each of the pieces of bread, spread Nutella and cut strawberries, then roll the pieces up. Dip them in a beaten egg, and then cinnamon and sugar. Finally, cook the roll-ups in a buttered pan until golden brown.
Cookie Dough Nutella Cupcakes
This sweet treat combines everyone's two favorite guilty pleasures into one cupcake, and it couldn't be easier to make! First, use yellow cake mix filled only 2/3 of the way up the liners to bake cupcakes as normal. Once done, cut out a hole in the center of each cupcake. Fill the hole with cookie dough, and top it all off with a combination of cool whip and Nutella.
Nutella S’more Bars
While making dough, mix in graham cracker crumbs, then use half the dough to line the bottom of a greased pan. Spread Nutella in a layer on top of the dough, and then add a layer of marshmallow creme before topping it off with the second half of your dough. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes and then let cool completely before cutting into bars.
Nutella-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies
This twist on a classic will have everyone talking, and grabbing for more! And all it takes is one tiny step to transform your regular chocolate chip cookies into a Nutella-infused treat. As you're putting the cookie dough on the baking dish, make and indent in each glob and spoon a bit of Nutella in, then cover the Nutella with more cookie dough.
Peanut Butter, Banana, and Nutella Sandwich
Nutella in desserts is easy, but it can also be a unique sandwich ingredient! The directions couldn't be easier, just spread peanut butter on on piece of bread and Nutella on the other, then add banana slices to one side and close the sandwich. Butter the outsides of the bread and cook it in a pan until both sides are golden brown.
Nutella Mousse Cups
Gently fold Nutella in with beaten whipped cream and place the mixture in the fridge. Melt a package of chocolate candy coating in the microwave, and use the melted chocolate to coat mini foil muffin cups. Once the chocolate hardens, fill a pastry bag with your Nutella cream mixture and use it to fill the chocolate cups.
Rocky Road Nutella Pudding Cookies
Cream together butter, brown and white sugar, Nutella, and a package of chocolate pudding mix. Add 2 eggs and a teaspoon of vnilla extract, then slowly begin adding flour. Then stir in chocolate chips, a cup of chopped nuts of your choice, and Kraft Mallow Bits. Once combined, scoop into balls on a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes.
Nutella Pumpkin Pie
For an easy twist on pumpkin pie that everyone will love, all you have to do is swirl some Nutella into the mix. After adding the pumpkin pie filling to the pie crust, drop spoonfuls of warm Nutella (lightly heated in the microwave) onto the mix and swirl it gently with a knife. Bake at 350 degree for 40 minutes and then allow to cool to room temperature.
Nutella Hot Chocolate
Nothing could be better on a cold winter's night than a cup of hot chocolate, and adding some Nutella to the mix takes it to another level completely. Simply combine a cup of milk, a tablespoon of cocoa, a pinch of salt, and 2 and a half tablespoons of Nutella in a small saucepan over medium heat and whisk them all together. Pour into a cup when hot and top with whipped cream.
Banana Nutella French Toast
Combine bananas, butter, eggs, vegetable oil, and vanilla in a bowl, and then mix in flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt. Pour the batter into a bread pan, and then add three large spoonfuls of warmed Nutella, stirring them in gently with a butter knife. Bake at 350 degrees for about 55 minutes. Once the bread is done, cut it into slices and soak both sides in an egg and half and half mixture then fry in a pan.
Surprise your family or friends by serving them pancakes with the delicious surprise of Nutella in the middle! Simply make your pancake batter as usual, and right after you put it on the griddle, add a glob of warmed Nutella to the middle and then cover with more batter.
Combine graham crackers, butter, and Nutella in a processor and pulse until it begins to clump, then add chopped hazelnuts and continue the processor until you have a sandy mixture. Press the mixture to the base of a springform and place it in the fridge. Now, in a large bowl, beat a mixture of cream cheese and confectioners' cugar until smooth and add in more Nutella, continuing to beat until combined. Pour the Nutella mixture into your crust, top with hazelnuts, and let it sit in the fridge for at least 4 hours.
Nutella S’more Pizza
Everything is better when it's made into pizza, and this three-ingredient recipe for a Nutella s'more pizza could not be any easier. Simply spread Nutella over a pre-made pizza crust, and then cover the top with marshmallows. Put the pizza over a grill until the marshmallows begin to melt and turn golden, about 10 minutes.
Nutella Ganache Dip
Bring heavy whipping cream to a boil, and then pour it over Nutella and semi-sweet chocolate morsels. Stir the whipped cream into the chocolate for a few minutes until the chocolate morsels melt. Refrigerate for about 4 hours.
Nutella Banana Crepes
In a food processor, combine eggs, milk, water, flour, sugar, vanilla, butter, Nutella and bananas. Mix until about the texture of heavy cream, and then heat in a skillet or crepe pan until both sides are golden brown. Fill the crepe with Nutella and banana slices.