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Chocolate Hazelnut Tassies Recipe

Chocolate Hazelnut Tassies Recipe

Your taste buds will be delighted to find these delicious tassies not filled with the standard pecans but with dark chocolate and hazelnuts. —Joan Ranzini, Waynesboro, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min./batch + cooling YIELD:36 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup Nutella
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped hazelnuts
  • 1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese, sugar and lemon peel. Beat in flour. Shape into 36 balls. With floured fingers, press onto the bottom and up the sides of ungreased miniature muffin cups.
  • 2. For filling, in a small bowl, beat the Nutella, brown sugar, egg, butter and vanilla until blended. Stir in hazelnuts and chocolate chips. Fill prepared cups three-fourths full.
  • 3. Bake at 375° for 16-18 minutes or until set. Cool on wire racks for 10 minutes. Carefully remove from pans to wire racks. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 130 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 56mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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dianegaj User ID: 5622639 81469
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2012

"Amazing i made them mmmmmm

thank you for sharing the recipe"

bakergirlmd User ID: 6045723 172702
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2012

"A yummy recipe. I make a similar pecan tassie at Christmas, and this recipe is a hit! Would not change a thing!"

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