Soft Chocolate Hazelnut Cookie Bites

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recipe by Jessica Entzel

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    4hrs 37mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    20
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    257

These little 2 bite delights are a hybrid of a molten chocolate cake and a cookie. The creamy, salty centers beg for a glass of milk. I first made a version of these when I was at Wolfgang Puck and it quickly turned into one of my favorites.

recipe updated Dec 12, 2017

Ingredients

  • Hazelnut flour icon
    Hazelnut flour
    145g (about 1 cup)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    about ½ tablespoon (9g)
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate
    450g (about 2¾ cups)
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    85g (about ¼ cup)
  • Sugar icon
    Sugar
    145g (about ¾ cup)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    4 (200g)
  • Sugar icon
    Sugar
    about ¼ cup (51g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Microwave
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Heatproof bowl
  • kCook icon Stand mixer bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Add hazelnut flour and salt to a clean small bowl then set aside
  2. Add dark chocolate to a clean heatproof bowl
  3. Melt slowly in microwave while stirring occasionally
  4. Stir until smooth
  5. Add butter to the chocolate mixture
  6. Mix until glossy
  7. Add sugar and egg to a clean stand mixer bowl
  8. Mix - 2 min, whisk attachment
  9. Transfer chocolate mixture to dough
  10. Mix - 2 min, medium speed
  11. Prepare - paddle attachment
  12. Transfer nuts to dough
  13. Mix until combined - 30 sec, low speed
  14. Cover with plastic wrap
  15. Chill in fridge - approx 4 hr
  16. Pre-heat - 175°C
  17. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper
  18. Add sugar to a clean small bowl
  19. Form dough into balls
  20. Roll dough in sugar mixture one by one
  21. Transfer content of stand mixer bowl to baking sheet
  22. Bake - 7 min, 175°C
  23. Let cool - approx 5 min
  24. Serve
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