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Frosted Peanut Butter Nutella Cookies

Soft peanut butter cookies frosted with thick Nutella hazelnut spread - it doesn't get any better than this!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Cool Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cookies, Nutella, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 330kcal

Equipment

  • Baking Sheet

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup butter (softened)
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 ¾ cup sugar (divided)
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 13 ounces Nutella (1 jar)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, cream together butter, peanut butter, 1 1/4 cups sugar and powdered sugar.
  • Add salt, baking soda and eggs and mix until combined.
  • Mix in flour until well combined.
  • Use a cookie scoop or roll dough into balls, then roll dough in remaining 1/2 cup sugar.
  • Place dough 2 inches apart on a baking sheet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Dip the bottom of a glass into remaining sugar and press down to flatten each ball of cookie dough until 1/4" thick.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes, or until lightly golden brown.
  • Let cool completely.
  • Scoop Nutella into a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 30 seconds to soften.
  • Spread Nutella on top of each peanut butter cookie and let cool to set up.

Notes

  • These cookies are also delicious topped with chocolate frosting.

Nutrition

Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 255mg | Potassium: 156mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 197IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2mg