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Caramelized hazelnuts cookies

Yummy cookies made with praliné and topped with caramelized hazelnuts and chocolate
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

Cookies dough

  • 120 g butter room temperature
  • 70 g praliné
  • 190 g muscovado sugar
  • 100 g sugar
  • 4 g salt
  • 90 g eggs
  • 370 g flour
  • 8 g baking soda

Caramelized hazelnuts

  • 25 g water
  • 85 g sugar
  • 250 g whole raw hazelnuts

Decor

  • SQ chocolate chips

Instructions

Cookie dough

  • Mix well the butter, both sugars and the salt together. Add the praline and eggs and mix well again.
  • Mix together the flour and baking soda before adding them to your first preparation.
  • Make balls of about 35g (1.3 oz) with your dough and keep them in the fridge for about an hour.

Caramelized hazelnuts

  • Preheat your oven to 170 °C (338°F).
  • Roast the hazelnuts in your oven for about 10 minutes. In the meantime, cook your sugar and water in a pan until they reach 110°C (230°F). Once it reaches this temperature, pour the hazelnuts into your caramel. Keep your caramel and hazelnuts on the stove over medium heat and stir your hazelnuts with a wooden spoon. First the sugar will first become white and hard as rocks, keep on stirring and it will become a caramel again after 5 to 10 minutes. Once your caramel as a good color, spread your caramelized hazelnuts onto a pan with a baking sheet and let cool down.

Finish

  • Place your cookie dough balls on a pan with a baking shit. Slightly flatten them. Place a few hazelnuts and chocolate chips on your cookies and bake them 5 minutes at 165 °C (330 °F).
  • After 5 minutes, remove from the oven. Pipe 3 dots of praline on top of your cookies and bake for another 3 minutes.
  • Coarsely chop some of the caramelized hazelnuts and sprinkle on top of your cookies.