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Chocolate Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies Recipe

If you're planning on making Christmas cookies this year, this recipe MUST be on your list!

These sweet, buttery shortbread cookies are topped with chocolate and finely chopped hazelnuts or walnuts. Get the recipe by An Italian in My Kitchen.


  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour (281 grams)
  • pinch salt
  • 1 1/4 cups butter softened* (262 grams)
  • 1 1/3 cups icing / powdered sugar (160 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 -2/3 cup finely chopped hazelnuts or walnuts (62-83 grams)


  • melted chocolate
  • finely chopped hazelnuts** (1/2 cup more less depending if you plan on sprinkling them on all the cookies)


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