Holiday cookie sandwich with Nutella® hazelnut spread

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Cookies? Let’s make them!
Feeling creative, but want something easy to make? Try this no-fail recipe for a great tasting and Nutella® hazelnut spread filled seasonal cookie
Ingredients
Ingredients
  • 1 cup soft butter
  • ¾ cups confectioners sugar
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 vanilla pod or 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 cup Nutella® hazelnut spread
Step 1
Step 1
  • Split the vanilla pod lengthwise with a knife and scrape out the seeds or use vanilla extract instead.
  • In a bowl, mix the butter, icing sugar, egg, vanilla seeds and salt.
  • Mix briefly to blend until all the ingredients are combined, but without over working.
  • Step 2
    Step 2
  • Add the sifted flour and mix again briefly.
  • Roll this mixture up into a ball, wrap it with plastic wrap and let the dough rest for 1 hour in the fridge.
  • Step 3
    Step 3
  • Take the dough out of the fridge and cut into 2 parts with a knife.
  • Roll out each piece between 2 pieces of parchment paper to a thickness of ¼ of an inch.
  • Rest the two layers in the fridge for at least 10 minutes (ideally 1 hour).
  • Step 4
    Step 4
  • Remove the 2 layers from the fridge.
  • Using a round cookie cutter, cut out cookies.
  • Using smaller cutters, cut a shape out of the top cookies.
  • Bake on the middle shelf of the oven at 350°F for approx. 10 minutes.
  • Take out of the oven and let cool.
  • Step 5
    Step 5
  • Using a pastry bag, put ½ tablespoon of Nutella® hazelnut spread onto each cookie without a hole.
  • Then cover with the top cookie.