Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies. I can’t claim them to be my idea. In all actuality, I made them at the request of Little Buddy.

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You see, even though we’ve had Nutella in our house for years, he hasn’t really “fallen in love” with it until this past week at camp. In preparation for his week away from home, I packed little single serve packets of his favorite peanut butter into his camp trunk and, on a whim, I tossed in one of the single serving packs of Nutella that I saw in the grocery store.

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Since he’s been home, it really has been the only food item that he’s requested.

“Mama, are you going to the store today? If you do, will you get me some more Nutella?”

“Mama, in the morning, I just want Nutella toast for breakfast. Okay?”

“Mama, can we make Nutella sandwiches for lunch today?”

and the list goes on…


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Finally, yesterday afternoon, with his big eyes looking at me pleadingly and a slight curve to his lip with his smirky smile, he asked me if I could make him some Nutella cookies.

When I said sure, he followed it with…

“but not just any ol’ Nutella cookies. Can you make them with chocolate chips? And a little bit chewy? And Mama, can you make them taste really, really good?”

My reply?

Well, like any good Mama, I said, ” Of course, but I bet I’ll need your help to make them just like you want them.”

And you know what? These are now our favorite cookies in our house.

It sure is amazing what comes out of such sweet requests.


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Here’s the Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe we came up with. Let me tell you, it’s a keeper for sure!

Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies make the perfect cookies with a glass of milk or cup of coffee. Get this simple, yet delicious Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe.
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Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Total Time18 mins
Servings: 4 dozen
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 1 cup 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 2 cups Nutella
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon espresso powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350º F.
  • Cream together butter, Nutella, brown sugar and granulated sugar. Add in vanilla and eggs. Reduce the speed of the mixer and add in flour, cocoa powder, espresso powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Scrape down the sides of the mixer to make sure all ingredients are well-incorporated. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Drop 1 tablespoon of cookie dough onto baking sheets and bake for 13-15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
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Be sure to make ’em soon!
Robyn xo

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31 Comments Leave a comment or review

    1. That’s so funny you say that, Renee. The other night at supper he started naming the ingredients in the dish from taste. It was a super proud moment for me. Then, I asked him his favorite ice cream and he said, “uhhh, vanilla, I guess.” I just knew he was going to say something elaborate like vanilla with caramel fudge and espresso swirl and macadamia nuts or something like that. 🙂

  1. Robyn, I don’t see chocolate chips on the list of ingredients. Am I missing something?

    Love your site!

  2. Can’t wait to try these. My niece and I have tea at a local teashoppe and they have her loving Nutella. They cut up granny smith apples and present them like a rose, and put nutella in a ramekin for dipping. She will loves it, so I know this will be a major hit! Thank you.

  3. I love nutella chocolate – as my kids – but never tried to use it with the cookies. Thanks for idea Robin! Great blog!

  4. Those sound absolutely delicious, Robyn!
    Love the story behind these cookies 😉 so hard to say no to our sweethearts, and definitely worth it not to!

  5. Wow, is your son the next big time blogger 🙂 he’s quite bright to know the ingredients, not just his beloved Nutella. Gotta love the chocolate 🙂

  6. I thought the quantity of Nutella in these seemed like an awful lot, along with all that butter……until I made them today. They are pretty wonderful! Thanks!

  7. These cookies were quite a disaster. They spread way too thin and looked like pancakes. The batter tasted alright but the finished product did not live up to our expectations. Any ideas of what went wrong?

    1. Hi Katie,
      So sorry you had a bad experience with these cookies. Cookies spread like that for a few reasons, not enough flour, too much butter, the butter to soft, etc. I’ve made these repeatedly without having too much spread on them and they turn out like my photo.

  8. I just found your blog and have already printed off multiple recipes. I cannot wait to try these cookies! Also, the photos of your food are amazing and make your food look amazing and delicious! Thank you.

  9. Dear Robyn
    Great recipe! I tried it with gluten free flour (as my husband has celiac disease). The taste is amazing but when I baked them, the dough went flat on the baking tray and I end up with 1 giant cookie.
    How can I avoid this from happening? Maybe letting the dough rest in the fridge?
    Thank you for a tip! Congratulations on your page! It is amazing

  10. I made these for Christmas presents and then for a Ladies’ Night gathering! They’re a big hit and the recipe makes a ton which is fantastic, thanks!

  11. Made these this morning and they turned out beautifully! I’ve had these saved for forever, but I never had enough Nutella to try them, haha! But Costco’s 2 giant jars for $11.99 made these cookies happen (even if it was Christmas-Eve morning, a few hours before our gathering). Thanks for a great recipe!

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