Hazelnut Crunchers Recipe
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Hazelnut Crunchers Recipe

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Ruth Sayles of Pendleton, Oregon reveals, "I often make ice cream sandwiches using these yummy cookies."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup vanilla or white chips
  • 1 cup chopped hazelnuts or filberts, toasted

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 309 calories, 18g fat (8g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 164mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chips and nuts. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls; place on greased baking sheets. Flatten to 1/2-in. thickness with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to a wire rack to cool. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Originally published as Hazelnut Crunchers in Taste of Home October/November 1996, p67

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nana22 User ID: 328489 32265
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2013

"These cookies were very good. Nice crunch, but still soft enough."

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