Nutella Recipe: Sugar Cookies with Nutella Frosting and Raspberries

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Cookies.  They are a wonderful thing.  Sugar cookies are always yummy, and usually a sure-fire hit. They are also one of the most versatile kinds of cookies, since you can frost them with oh-so-many-wonderful-flavors! Today’s cookie is topped with a Nutella frosting and fresh raspberries.  These are so good and a great treat to bring along to a picnic or barbeque this summer!

Sugar Cookies with Nutella Frosting and Fresh Raspberries

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Sugar Cookie Ingredients 

¾ C. Shortening

1 C. sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla extract

2 ½ C. flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. Salt

3” round cookie cutter (you could also use a medium size glass)

 

Topping Ingredients 

2 C. fresh raspberries

 

Nutella Frosting Ingredients 

1 C. butter or margarine, softened

2 C. Nutella

4 C. powdered sugar

6 tbs. milk (you may need a little bit or more or a little bit less depending on how thick you like your frosting)

sugar cookie with nutella frosting and raspberries

Directions 

 

#1. Combine your shortening, sugar, vanilla extract and eggs, mixing well. In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Slowly blend the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix well.

 

#2. Place the dough in the fridge for 30 minutes to set.

 

#3. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

 

#4. Remove dough from the fridge and roll dough about 1/8” thick onto a lightly floured surface. Cut with your cookie cutter (or glass). Repeat until you’ve used all the dough.

 

#5. Bake the cookies 6-8 minutes or until golden brown.

 

Frosting Directions

 

Using a hand mixer beat 2 C. of powdered sugar, ½ of your butter/margarine and ½ of your milk and 2 C. of Nutella. Blend well and then slowly add the remaining sugar, milk and butter. Beat until smooth and creamy.

 

Generously spread the Nutella frosting over the cooled cookies. Top with freshly sliced strawberries.

Makes approximately 3 dozen cookies. 1 cookie = 1 serving. If topping with fruit and not serving immediately, store in the fridge covered. Cookies can be store up to 2 weeks in an airtight container without fruit or frosting.

 

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Nutella Recipe: Sugar Cookies with Nutella Frosting and Raspberries
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Serves: 36
 
Classic sugar cookies topped with a Nutella frosting and fresh raspberries
Ingredients
  • Sugar Cookie Ingredients -
  • ¾ C. Shortening
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 ½ C. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 3” round cookie cutter (you could also use a medium size glass)
  • Topping Ingredients -
  • 2 C. fresh raspberries
  • Frosting Ingredients -
  • 1 C. butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 C. Nutella
  • 4 C. powdered sugar
  • 6 tbs. milk (you may need a little bit or more or a little bit less depending on how thick you like your frosting)
Instructions
  1. #1. Combine your shortening, sugar, vanilla extract and eggs, mixing well. In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Slowly blend the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix well.
  2. #2. Place the dough in the fridge for 30 minutes to set.
  3. #3. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  4. #4. Remove dough from the fridge and roll dough about ⅛” thick onto a lightly floured surface. Cut with your cookie cutter (or glass). Repeat until you've used all the dough.
  5. #5. Bake the cookies 6-8 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Frosting Directions
  7. Using a hand mixer beat 2 C. of powdered sugar, ½ of your butter/margarine and ½ of your milk and 2 C. of Nutella.
  8. Blend well and then slowly add the remaining sugar, milk and butter.
  9. Beat until smooth and creamy.
  10. Generously spread the Nutella frosting over the cooled cookies. Top with freshly sliced strawberries.
  11. Makes approximately 3 dozen cookies. 1 cookie = 1 serving.
  12. If topping with fruit and not serving immediately, store in the fridge covered.
  13. Cookies can be store up to 2 weeks in an airtight container without fruit or frosting.

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  • Awesome recipe for a sweet tooth! I love Nutella! Would love to make these for my next girls night in with my friends.

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