TASTY TUESDAY: Nutella Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies



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IT'S OFFICIALLY FALL! Start the season off right by cozying up in your new fall wardrobe from our recently launched Happy Camper Collection and get your baking on! Our new friend Haley of If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen shares her favorite peanut butter thumbprint cookie recipe with a dollop of Nutella! Can you think of a more heavenly combo? Talk about GENIUS! And the best part...the chewy chocolatey center. Just when you thought it couldn't get any better than this, you'll be devouring this easy sweet treat in under 30 minutes. So give this recipe a try and let us know what your thoughts are!

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NUTELLA PEANUT BUTTER THUMBPRINT COOKIES

Yields 30
Prep Time: 5 Min.
Cook Time: 10 Min.
Total Time: 15 Min. 

INGREDIENTS

1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour


1/4 tsp salt


1 tsp baking soda


1/2 cup sugar


1/2 cup brown sugar


1/2 cup peanut butter


1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened


1 egg


1 tsp vanilla extract


1 cup Nutella

 

    DIRECTIONS

    1. Preheat oven to 375º F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
    2. In a bowl, whisk together flour, salt, and baking soda. Set aside.
    3. With a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, combine sugar, brown sugar, butter, and peanut butter. Beat until combined and fluffy. Scraping down sides when necessary.
    4. Add egg and vanilla. Continue beating until mixed. Then add the flour mixture and beat until combined.
    5. Scoop a full tablespoon of dough and roll into 1 inch balls. Place balls 11/2 inches apart.
    6. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes then remove from oven and immediately press with the back of a spoon for the thumbprint. Cookies will crack when you press—this means you did it right! Place on wire rack and let cool.
    7. Transfer Nutella to a piping bag fitted with a tip. Fill thumbprints with Nutella. Alternatively, you can spoon the Nutella in to the thumbprint.
    8. Store in an airtight container.

    Notes

    This recipe doubles and triples easily. The dough can be stored in the freezer for up to a month.

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