A perfect combination of chocolate flavor and nut liquor notes in these “guilty pleasure” cookies.

hazelnut cacao cookies with amaretto

Cacao Hazelnut Cookies with Amaretto

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Cacao is a superfood that is often used in baked items, such as cookies. These cookies are a perfect combination of slightly sweet chocolate and tart amaretto flavors with some hazelnut crunch on top.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time Passive Time
14cookies 10min 10-15min 30min
Servings Prep Time
14cookies 10min
Cook Time Passive Time
10-15min 30min
Servings: cookies
Servings: cookies
  1. Prepare all the required ingredients.ingredients for cocoa amaretto cookies
  2. Place hazelnuts and sugar in a food processor and crush until fine.
  3. In a bowl, mix previously sifted flour and cacao. thief flour and cacao in a bowl
  4. Cut butter into large pieces and add to the bowl. Add hazelnuts with sugar, vanilla extract, amaretto and salt. Mix well and make a dough.
  5. Wrap the dough in plastic and place in a fridge for about 30 min.place the cacao cookie dough in a fridge
  6. Remove the dough from the fridge. Make small balls out of the dough and place them on a baking tray. Use your hands or spoon to slightly flatten them.bake cacao cookie for about 12min
  7. Bake cookies for about 10 to 15 min at 350F. Make sure they are not overbaked as overbaking will cause them to be dry.
  8. Let the cookies cool down. Enjoy with a cup of hot tea or a shot of ice cold Amaretto! Bon Nuppetie! hazelnut cacao amaretto cookies