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Christmas recipe

Cut out sandwich cookies with nutella®

Cookies? Let’s play 

A no-fail recipe for cutting out cookies into beautifully-shaped windows on a Nutella® landscape.

2 h 0 min
cut out sandwich cookies | Nutella


  • 250g soft butter

  • 150g icing sugar

  • 500g flour

  • 1 egg

  • 1 vanilla pod

  • a pinch of salt

  • 200g Nutella®


  1. cut out sandwich cookies 1 | Nutella

    Split the vanilla pod lengthwise with a knife and scrape out the seeds.

    In a bowl, mix the butter, icing sugar, egg, vanilla seeds and salt.

    Mix briefly to blend until all the ingredients are amalgamated, but without over working.

  2. cut out sandwich cookies 2 | Nutella

    Add the sifted flour and mix again briefly.

    Roll this mixture up into a ball, wrap it with cling film and let the dough rest for 1 hour in the fridge.

  3. cut out sandwich cookies 3 | Nutella

    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 3mm.

    Rest the two layers in the fridge for at least 10 minutes (ideally 1 hour).

  4. cut out sandwich cookies 4 | Nutella

    Remove the 2 layers from the fridge.

    Using a 6cm diameter round cookie cutter, cut out biscuit shapes from one layer to form the bases.

    With the same round cookie cutter, cut out biscuit shapes from the second layer to form the top part. 

    Using smaller cutters of different shape, cut a shape out of the middle of each top biscuit.”   

    Bake on the middle shelf of the oven at 180°C (350°F) for approx. 8/10 minutes.

    Take out of the oven and leave to cool.

  5. cut out sandwich cookies 5 | Nutella

    Using a pastry bag, put 8g of Nutella® onto each biscuit without a hole.

    Then cover with the top biscuits, pressing slightly so that the Nutella® rises a little up through the central hole.

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