Almond shortbread cookies with Nutella® hazelnut spread

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Almond shortbread cookies with Nutella hazelnut spread
Shortbread, long-lasting deliciousness!
Shortbread is a Nordic delicacy that literally melts in your mouth. Shortbread cookies are perfect for any occasion! So rich in taste and texture, you can decorate them with Nutella® hazelnut spread for an extra treat that looks and tastes great.
Ingredients
Ingredients
  • 3 cups pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp fine salt
  • 1 cup cold butter, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup Nutella® hazelnut spread
  • Sugar pearls, for decorating
Step 1
Step 1
  • Sift together flour and confectioners’ sugar. Add almond flour and salt. Using pastry cutter or fingers, mix in butter until incorporated (do not overmix).
  • Step 2
    Step 2
  • On sheet of parchment paper, roll out dough into 1/2-inch thickness. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Step 3
    Step 3
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Using cookie cutters, cut out desired shapes (trees, snowmen, stars, balls, etc.) from dough.
  • Transfer cookies to parchment paper–lined baking sheet; bake on center rack for about 15 minutes or until cookies turn golden brown. Remove from oven; let cool.
  • Step 4
    Step 4
  • Spoon Nutella® hazelnut spread into small piping bag; decorate cookies with Nutella® hazelnut spread and sugar pearls.