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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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  1. 1

    Thanks for hosting Cheryl!

  2. 2

    Oooh Cheryl, these cookies look fantastic! I love anything that has Nutella in them! thanks for hosting!!

  3. 3

    Those cookies sound GREAT!! Thanks for the party! Have a super weekend!

  4. 4

    These sound so fabulous!

  5. 5

    WOW!! They sure look yummy Cheryl!!

    Thanks for the party!! xoxo

  6. 6

    I like to eat Nutella straight from the jar, but I think the next jar needs to be in cookies because these look awesome!!! Thank you for the party!!

  7. 7

    Thanks for hosting!

  8. 8

    Thank you so much for hosting another awesome party, Cheryl!

  9. 9

    i guess you & i have nutella on the brain!!! your cookies sandwiches sound amazing!

    thanks for the party!

  10. 10

    thanks so much for the party – those cookies look to. die. for.

  11. 11

    Thank you so much for hosting Cheryl! Have a wonderful weekend! Angie xo

  12. 12

    thank you for the party Cheryl! :)

  13. 13

    I’m all linked up, thanks for hosting!


  14. 14

    Thanks so much for hosting, Cheryl!

  15. 15

    Thank you so much for hosting!!

  16. 16

    Your cookies sound DIVINE! Fab photos!!!

  17. 17

    Yeah, you’re right! That’s one lovely cookie!

  18. 18

    You had me at the word nutella. I love nutella on just about anything but cookies are the best. Thanks so much for hosting your lovely party! Happy Friday.

  19. 19

    You had me at Nutella! These look incredible!

  20. 20

    Oh my goodness, those look SO GOOD! A sure diet breaker!

  21. 21

    Hi Cheryl, thank You for hosting this party. It’s my first time at your blog and party! Everything is fantastic. I got a question for you..I read your article about food photography and I’m interested in purchasing the PDF but I don’t know how far behind am I in the installments, also is it 5 dollars for each issue of the series and in your opinion will the tips work with a point and shoot camera (that’s all I have) I just started blogging and right now I can’t afford a professional camera, but still will like to take nice pictures. I’ll appreciate the feedback! Thanks and have a great weekend. Oh I’m following you now on FB and subscribed. Will be great if you visit my blog if you get a chance a give me your opinion on what you see so far! Thanks!

  22. 22

    Oh my!! Anything with Nutella is good in my book. YUM-O!

  23. 23

    Wow. Wow. Wow. I need a batch of these cookies just for myself.

  24. 24

    These are making me SO hungry! I have such a weakness for Nutella…

  25. 25

    I can see why you’re lovin it!

  26. 26

    Oh I love salted caramel anything! Thank you for the party! Have a great weekend!

  27. 27

    Those look perfect! Love them

  28. 28

    Thanks for hosting and for the YUMMY cookie recipe (Pinning)!! Excited to be joining in on the link party fun here for the first time today, sharing Tigger Tails & Easy 5 Ingredient Quiche. :) Happy Friday!!

  29. 29

    Would you believe it? I think I’m the only person left in the world who has never tasted Nutella? I’ve only recently been hearing about it’s exsistance and it’s many uses in recipes. I promise you, I wasn’t born yesterday nor under a rock…lol! I am going to get some this very day and make these cookies. If what you say may happen, I may have to go shopping next week for bigger pants! Thank you, Cheryl! Have a great weekend!

  30. 30

    I don’t care one iota if my pant size increases. These are going on my must bake list and I have a feeling they will become a favourite.

  31. 31

    Nutella?? Who can resist!? These look amazing – thank you for sharing and hosting!

  32. 32

    Mmmmmmmm … Nutella! My favorite Nutella recipe is Nutella French Toast with Strawberries & Bananas. It’s delicious! I’ll share the photo with you on your FB page, Cheryl!
    Thanks for hosting this wonderful party each week.
    Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground

  33. 33

    I love the looks of those cookies! Thanks for another I’m Lovin’ It – have a great weekend, Cheryl!

  34. 34

    Sandwich cookies are the best! Thank you for hosting another great party :)

  35. 35

    Would you believe that I’ve never had Nutella? I know…I need to try it!

    Thanks for hosting :) Hope you’re having a great weekend!

  36. 36

    Why yes… I will have a plate of these delicious cookies. Thank you very much!

  37. 37
    shelly (cookies and cups) says:

    These are awesome. My nutella loving kids will go crazy for them!

  38. 38

    Lordy! These sound amazing!!

  39. 39

    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!!

  40. 40

    Looks delicious! I’d love for you to join the Pinworthy Projects party!

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