Hazelnut Espresso Fingers in Chocolate

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

These cookies are delicious..one of my favorite nuts are hazelnuts...and I am a coffeeholic..so these are a great combination for me...plus they are cookies...LOL, who don't like cookies?..YUMMY!!!


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Serves:

5 doz

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
hazelnuts, toasted
1 c
butter, softened
2/3 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
instant espresso powder
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
milk chocolate chips
3/4 c
semisweet chocolate chips
2 tsp
shortening

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place hazelnuts in a food processor, cover and process until ground. Set aside.

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in espresso powder and vanilla. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
2
Shape scant tablespoonfuls of dough into 2 in. logs. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake for 9 - 11 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks, cool completely.
3
In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip each cookie halfway, allowing excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Store in airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #hazelnut, #espresso