From the moment I sunk my teeth into a Ferrero Rocher chocolate, I knew I had to create a recipe that would allow me to savor those delicious flavors in other ways. That’s how I came up with the idea of baking Ferrero Rocher Cookies.
These cookies are made with ground hazelnuts, oatmeal, and flour, infused with vanilla extract and filled with chopped hazelnuts. Topped with Nutella and Ferrero Rocher chocolate, these cookies are crunchy, chewy, and heavenly at the same time.
As a baker, I believe that bringing people together over food is one of the most rewarding things in life. And what better way to enjoy some quality time with your loved ones than by indulging in the luxuriant flavors of hazelnut chocolate?
So without further ado, let me share this Ferrero Rocher Cookies recipe with you. Trust me; you don’t want to miss out on this treat!
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
Why settle for ordinary cookies when you can indulge in my Ferrero Rocher Cookies recipe? These mouth-watering cookies are a chocolate-hazelnut dream come true! You’ll love how the roasted hazelnuts, oats and chocolate chips mix perfectly with the brown sugar to create a deliciously crunchy, creamy and chewy texture. These cookies will disappear faster than you can say “Ferrero Rocher!”
But that’s not all! What makes this recipe even more remarkable is that it can be made with Splenda Sugar Substitute instead of regular sugar without sacrificing taste. Our recipe is flexible, so you can customize your cookies to your liking. Whether you want them crispy or chewy or somewhere in between, we’ve got you covered.
If you’re looking for an easy and engaging baking project to share with family and friends, then this Ferrero Rocher Cookies Recipe is perfect for you. You can whip up a batch of these delectable creations in less than an hour, putting smiles on everyone’s faces. So why wait? Let’s get to baking!
Before you start baking, it is essential to have all the required ingredients for Ferrero Rocher Cookies. Luckily, the list below is not too long and includes basic pantry staples plus some occasional ingredients. You may already have most of them in your kitchen, but double-check before you begin your recipe. Don’t forget to measure each ingredient accurately to make the best quality cookies.
- 1 ¼ cups of all-purpose flour
- ¾ cup of ground hazelnuts
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- ½ cup of butter, unsalted and softened
- ½ cup of brown sugar
- 3/4 cup of white granulated sugar or Splenda sugar substitute
- 1 egg + one egg yolk, both finely beaten
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
- Ferrero Rocher chocolate, chopped (around seven pieces)
Note: You can add a few tablespoons of oatmeal, two tablespoons of roasted chopped hazelnuts, or a pinch of espresso powder for an extra texture and flavor. Make sure you don’t overdo it with the hazelnuts as they can quickly overpower the chocolate flavor.
The Recipe How-To
Now that we’ve covered the why and what of these Ferrero Rocher Cookies, it’s time for the how. This recipe is very straight-forward and easy to follow, so don’t be intimidated if you’re a beginner baker. Let’s get started!
- 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup ground hazelnuts
- 1/2 cup oatmeal
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 cup chopped Ferrero Rocher candies
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
- In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
- Beat in the eggs one at a time and add the vanilla extract.
- Add the all-purpose flour, ground hazelnuts, oatmeal, baking powder, baking soda, salt and mix until everything is combined.
- Fold in chopped Ferrero Rocher candies.
- Using a cookie scoop or spoon, scoop out dough onto prepared baking sheets.
- Bake for around 12 minutes, or until golden brown.
- Let cookies cool on a wire rack before serving.
And that’s all there is to it! These cookies are easy to make but taste so indulgent thanks to the addition of Ferrero Rocher candies and ground hazelnuts. Enjoy with a glass of milk or alongside your favorite hot beverage.
Substitutions and Variations
If you’re looking for some variation in your Ferrero Rocher cookies, there are many substitutions you can make to customize the recipe to your liking. For instance, if you’d like to incorporate some healthy ingredients, you can swap out some of the all-purpose flour for oatmeal or ground hazelnuts.
For a different flavor twist, consider adding some additional chocolate elements such as chocolate chips or chopped dark chocolate. You can also add roasted hazelnuts into the dough for an extra crunch.
To keep the recipe low-calorie, replace sugar with Splenda or any other sugar substitute. However, be warned that this substitution may affect the texture and taste of the cookie.
Another variation is to use nutella as a spread on top of each cookie and place a small piece of a Ferrero rocher in the middle.
As you experiment with substitutions and variations, remember to keep track of any changes you make so that you can identify which versions work best for your taste preferences. With so many options available, you’re sure to create a variation of Ferrero Rocher cookies that everyone will love!
Serving and Pairing
When it comes to serving and pairing Ferrero Rocher Cookies, the options are endless. These delicious treats can stand on their own, but also pair well with various beverages and accompaniments.
One of my favorite ways to enjoy these cookies is with a cup of coffee or tea. The hazelnut and chocolate flavors complement the warm and comforting taste of a hot beverage perfectly. Alternatively, you can serve them alongside a cold glass of milk for a classic indulgence.
For a more decadent experience, consider topping the cookies with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The creamy texture and sweetness of these toppings contrast perfectly with the crunchy and chewy texture of the cookies.
If you’re looking to get creative, you can also use Ferrero Rocher Cookies as a component in other desserts. They make a great addition to brownies, cakes, trifles, and more. Try crumbling them up and mixing them into your favorite dessert recipe for an extra special twist.
No matter how you choose to serve them, these cookies will undoubtedly impress your friends and family at any gathering or event. Their rich hazelnut and chocolate flavors make them a hit with both kids and adults alike. So go ahead, indulge yourself!
Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating
You can definitely make these Ferrero Rocher Cookies ahead of time! The cookie dough can be refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 3 months. If you decide to freeze the cookie dough, make sure to wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and then store it in an airtight container.
When you’re ready to bake your cookies, simply let the dough thaw overnight in the refrigerator. Then, preheat your oven and follow the recipe instructions as usual. Your cookies will come out freshly-baked and delicious as ever!
To store your baked Ferrero Rocher Cookies, allow them to cool completely on a wire rack. Once cooled, you can transfer them to an airtight container where they will stay fresh at room temperature for up to 5 days. To keep your cookies chewy and moist, consider adding a slice of bread or apple to the container with them.
If you’re struggling with reheating these cookies without letting them get too hard or dry, you’re not alone. Fortunately, there’s an easy fix! Pop a cookie onto a microwave-safe plate and lay a damp paper towel over it. Microwave for just 10-20 seconds and voila – a warm and gooey treat that tastes just as good as it did straight out of the oven.
So whether you want freshly-baked cookies every day or just need a way to store those leftovers, rest assured that these Ferrero Rocher Cookies are as easy to store and heat up as they are tasty.
Tips for Perfect Results
Making the perfect Ferrero Rocher cookies may seem daunting, but with a little bit of patience and attention to detail, anyone can create delicious treats that everyone will love. Here are some tips for perfect results:
Firstly, use fresh ingredients whenever possible. This is especially crucial when it comes to the hazelnuts. If your hazelnuts are stale or old, it can negatively affect the overall taste of the cookies. It’s best to purchase fresh hazelnuts and grind them on your own at home before using them in the recipe.
Secondly, be sure to measure your ingredients accurately. Baking is a science and even small changes in amounts can make a big difference in the final product. Use measuring cups and spoons, and follow the recipe instructions closely.
Thirdly, do not over-mix the dough. Over-mixing the dough can cause gluten formation which will result in chewy and tough cookies instead of soft and chewy ones. Mix the dough until everything is combined well and then stop!
Fourthly, chill the dough for at least 30 minutes before baking. Chilling allows the dough to firm up, making it easier to scoop into cookie cups. Also chilling leads to less spreading during baking so that you get perfectly shaped rocher cookie cups every time.
Fifthly, make sure your oven is preheated and that you bake your cookies at the right temperature for optimal results. Baking them at too high of a temperature can cause them to burn quickly on the outside while still being undercooked inside.
Lastly, experiment and have fun with different toppings such as Nutella or even roasted hazelnuts to give Ferrero Rocher cookies an added twist!
By taking these tips into account, you’ll be well on your way to creating perfect batches of Ferrero Rocher Cookies every time!
This Ferrero Rocher Cookies recipe is not only easy to make, but it also produces delicious and irresistible cookies that anyone would love. With the perfect combination of hazelnuts, oatmeal, and chocolate chips, the taste and aroma will fill your senses, making you feel warm and comforted.
I cannot recommend this recipe enough, whether you’re baking for yourself or for someone special. The rocher cookies are perfect for any occasion, be it a family gathering or a holiday party.
So go ahead – grab your ingredients and start baking! Follow the instructions carefully, and don’t be afraid to experiment with variations and substitutions. And don’t forget to come back to this recipe anytime you feel like indulging in deliciousness.
Trust me; you won’t regret it. Your family and friends will thank you for sharing these delightful Ferrero Rocher Cookies that are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
Ferrero Rocher Cookies Recipe
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup Splenda sugar substitute
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 cup butter
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 3/4 cup flour
- 3/4 cup multi-grain flour
- 1/2 cup cocoa
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 pinch salt
- 3 cups oatmeal
- 3/4 cup ground hazelnuts
- Add brown sugar, Splenda, and sugar in a bowl along with 1 cup butter (do not heat up to liquid form).
- Combine until smooth in consistency.
- Add 2 egg and 2 tsp vanilla extract.
- Mix flours, cocoa, baking soda, and salt in separate bowl.
- Slowly combine dry and wet ingredients.
- Add in oats and chopped nuts.
- Spoon Tbsp onto pan and press down with spoon (DO NOT GREASE PAN).
- Cook at 350°F for 10-15 minutes.
- Let cool and enjoy with a glass of milk -- or soy milk.
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Steven is a chef by heritage, so it’s no wonder why baking is such a big part of who he is. To share his passion for all things sweet, he created cookiesncrepes.com. It’s the perfect platform to indulge in delicious treats, all with a sprinkle of his signature flare.