Macarons with Nutella® hazelnut spread

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Macarons with Nutella hazelnut spread
A special baking treat
Macarons are refined and delicate French desserts made of a meringue-based confection.

Each beautiful and tasty macaron is filled with Nutella® hazelnut spread and makes the perfect holiday treat or gift.
Ingredients
Ingredients
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup + 1 tbsp confectioners sugar
  • 4 egg whites
  • 3/4 cup Nutella® hazelnut spread
Step 1
Step 1
  • In bowl, mix almond flour with 7 oz of confectioners’ sugar.
  • In separate bowl, whisk egg whites with remaining confectioners’ sugar until stiff; fold gently into flour mixture.
  • Step 2
    Step 2
  • Using a pencil, draw forty 1 1/4-inch circles on parchment paper–lined baking sheet (or use round cookie cutter as guide).
  • Step 3
    Step 3
  • Preheat oven to 300°F.
  • Transfer batter to piping bag; pipe into circles to fill.
  • Let stand for 30 minutes.
  • Bake on center rack for about 14 minutes or until tops are crisp.
  • Remove from oven; let cool.
  • Step 4
    Step 4
  • Spread 2 1/2 tsp of Nutella® hazelnut spread over bottom of 1/2 macaron; sandwich with another half.
  • Repeat with remaining cookies and Nutella® hazelnut spread .
  • If making ahead of time, refrigerate cookies in airtight container.