Frollini biscuits filled with NUTELLA<sup>®</sup> hazelnut spread

Frollini biscuits filled with NUTELLA® hazelnut spread

Deck the halls with Frollini.
These sandwich cookies with a Christmas cut-out revealing NUTELLA® hazelnut spread look too good to eat. Made to share with friends and family, the recipe produces about ten beautiful sandwich cookies.
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  • ⅔ cup (150g) soft butter
  • ⅔ cup (75g) powdered sugar
  • 1 cup (150g) flour
  • 3 hard-boiled egg yolks
  • ½ cup (75g) starch (potatoes or corn)
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • a pinch of salt
  • ⅔ cup (150g) NUTELLA® hazelnut spread
Step 1
  • Prepare the hard-boiled egg yolks. Let them cool down and then sift. In a separate bowl, sift the powdered sugar with the flour and the starch.
Step 2
  • Split the vanilla pod lengthwise with a knife and scrape out the seeds. Knead the soft butter with the powdered sugar, the flour, the starch, the sifted egg yolks, the vanilla pod seeds and the pinch of salt in order to obtain a homogeneous mixture, but without over working it.
Step 3
  • With a knife, split in 2 parts the dough and roll out each one on a parchment paper, to a thickness of 5 mm. Cover the 2 layers and let rest in the fridge for a few hours (ideally all night long).
Step 4
  • Remove the 2 layers from the fridge. With a 7 cm diameter circle food ring, cut out biscuits from one layer to form the bottom part of the biscuits. With the same food ring, cut out biscuits from the 2nd layer to form the top part of the biscuits. With some Christmas shaped cookie cutters, cut out each top biscuit obtained from the 2nd layer so that to make a central hole. Place the biscuits on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and bake on the middle rack of the oven at 180°C (355°F) for about 8-10 minutes. Let the biscuits cool down out of the oven.
Step 5
  • Fill a pastry bag with NUTELLA® hazelnut spread, fill the biscuits without the hole and then cover them with the biscuits with the hole allowing NUTELLA® hazelnut spread to slightly flow out from the central hole (consider 1 tbsp (15g) of NUTELLA® hazelnut spread for each biscuit). Sprinkle powdered sugar on the top.
Et voilà!
Frollini biscuits filled with NUTELLA<sup>®</sup> hazelnut spread