Kate's Chocolate & Hazelnut Cookies

Kate's Chocolate & Hazelnut Cookies

These crispy little cookies are so simple and quick to put together. They make the perfect after-school treat or great with a cup of coffee. 


225g room temperature butter

225g caster sugar

1 free range egg

1 tsp vanilla extract

250g plain flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

125g chocolate drops 

125g roast hazelnuts 



  1. In a freestanding electric mixer on a medium speed - beat together the butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla, until it is creamy and light in color 

  2. Turn the mixer down - slowly add all the dry ingredients - flour, baking powder, chocolate drops, and hazelnuts 

  3. Mix until the dough comes together - it will only take a minute

  4. Turn the dough out onto a length of baking parchment and roll into a sausage shape approx 5cm in diameter. 

  5. Wrap up in the paper and refrigerate for about an hour 

  6. Preheat oven to 180c

  7. Slice cookie dough 1 cm thick and place them on a lined baking sheet leaving enough space around them & bake for 15-18 min until golden.

  8. Cool on a wire rack and enjoy!   

This dough can be stored in the fridge and used within 3 days as needed.