Salted Chocolate Nutella Sandwich Cookie: I’m Lovin’ It


I don’t know about you, but I love a good sandwich, especially when the sandwich is the sweet kind, and involves Nutella!  As in, these Nutella Sandwich Cookies I made a few months back.

Salted Chocolate Nutella Sandwich Cookie

Take two dark chocolate crispy oat cookies and smear a little Nutella between the two, with a dusting of sea salt and you’ve got yourself one heck of a good sandwich.  Am I right?

Last summer Feast Magazine asked if I would like to choose a recipe to write about from a recent cooking class for parents and children at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, where they presented a booklet of recipes for livening up school lunches with more inventive options.  Of course I went after the cookies 😉

Nutella Sandwich Cookies


These cookies are the perfect balance of chocolate and Nutella all wrapped up in a chewy cookie. It’s impossible to just have one.

I will warn you – I’m not responsible for increased pants size if you are watching calories nor can I be held accountable for feeding a Nutella obsession.  But do as I say, make a batch – I promise you won’t regret it!

Oh I suppose you’d like the recipe, right?  They’re super simple to make and even better to eat. Nutella fans are going to love them and don’t worry about being “too sweet”,  a nice little sprinkle of salt on top balances out the flavors beautifully .

Nutella Sandwich cookies

Salted Chocolate Nutella Sandwich Cookie

Yield: 18 sandwich cookies

Salted Chocolate Nutella Sandwich Cookie

Recipe courtesy of Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is the perfect balance of chocolate and Nutella all wrapped up in a chewy cookie.


  • 1 ¼ cup all-purpose unbleached flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened dark Dutch process cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup oats, lightly ground
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ cup (1 ½ sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 Tbsp Nutella
  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • sea salt
  • Filling
  • 13 oz jar Nutella


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Line baking sheets with Silpat or parchment paper.
  2. Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, oats, baking soda and baking powder. Set aside. Cream together butter, Nutella and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in egg. Slowly add in flour mixture until evenly incorporated.
  3. Roll dough into tablespoon-sized balls. Flatten balls with the bottom of a glass, about 2 ¼-inches in diameter. Sprinkle with sea salt. Bake 12 up on a sheet leaving 1-inch space between each cookie.
  4. Bake for 8 minutes. Cool for 1 minute on baking sheet and carefully transfer to a cooling rack.
  5. Assembly
  6. Allow cookies to cool completely. Spread Nutella between two cookies to made sandwich.


Cookies can be stored for up to 5 days in an airtight container.

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More Nutella Recipes you might enjoy:

Nutella Gooey Butter Cake

Nutella crepes

Banana Nutella Milkshake

Nutella-Stuffed Brown Butter + Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nutella Filled Banana Muffins

I’d love to hear about your favorite Nutella recipe in the comments or share the link or picture on the TidyMom Facebook page!

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Cheryl Sousan

A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog,, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+


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  3. I LOVE Nutella! My fav way is to put it directly on strawberries. My kids love Nutella spread inside a warm tortilla and filled with strawberries. So yummy. I’m def going to try these cookies!!

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