41 Hazelnut Dessert Recipes You Need to Try

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A lot of people are huge hazelnut fans but don’t have a lot of hazelnut recipes on hand to choose from.

It’s a surprisingly versatile nut that can give richness and depth to any kind of dish you’re creating.

We’ve gathered the absolute best hazelnut dessert recipes that range from traditional classics like Nutella fudge, to chocolate crinkle cookies with hazelnuts, and even a brown butter hazelnut cake that is to die for!

Check out these 41 amazing hazelnut dessert recipes that you need to try ASAP!


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1. No-Bake Nutella Cheesecake with Oreo Crust

no bake nutella cheesecake

This dessert recipe for a no-bake Nutella cheesecake with an Oreo crust will make your mouth water!

Satisfy your hazelnut craving with this delicious no-bake Nutella cheesecake dessert with an Oreo crust that is made from scratch!

2. Coconut Nutella Popcorn

coconut nutella popcorn

Have a delicious treat with this Coconut Nutella Popcorn!

It’s the perfect recipe for a dessert or snack that will allow you to indulge your hazelnut craving.

3. Hazelnut Coffee Macarons

coffee and hazelnut macarons

Deeply moreish and aromatic, these coffee and hazelnut macarons are a delicious sweet treat or dessert.

Sweet hazelnut macaron shells perfectly complement the slightly bitter coffee cream filling and you won’t want to stop eating them!

4. Hazelnut Cake

hazelnut cake

This is seriously the best Hazelnut Cake, a festive cake consisting of melt-in-your-mouth buttery hazelnut sponge cakes, and a silky hazelnut mousseline cream that is enriched with hazelnut praline paste.

5. Nutella Banana Cheesecake Egg Rolls

nutella banana egg rolls

These Nutella Banana Cheesecake Egg Rolls are a unique dessert!

With creamy Nutella, a rich cream cheese filling, and ripe bananas, these will be a huge hit!

6. Nutella Peanut Butter Muddy Buddy

nutella peanut butter muddy buddies

Nutella Peanut Butter Muddy Buddies are a super easy dessert with only a few ingredients!

An excellent no-bake recipe that even the kids can make!

7. Chocolate Hazelnut Balls

chocolate hazelnut balls

Chocolate hazelnut balls are easy, no-bake, and made in one bowl!

These bliss balls are the perfect sweet treat for a snack or holiday party!

8. Hazelnut Brownies

chocolate hazelnut brownies

These Hazelnut Brownies are made with 4 ingredients and are ready in just 25 minutes.

Hazelnut spread, egg, flour, and salt yield a delicious chocolaty treat! You can add chocolate chips and chopped hazelnuts too.

9. Nutella Mousse

nutella mousse

This Nutella Mousse is an easy dessert that takes 20 minutes of active prep time to make!

10. Mini Pavlova with Nutella Whipped Cream

mini pavlova with nutella whipped cream

This Mini Pavlova with Nutella Whipped Cream recipe is an elegant and decadent dessert that’s easy to make and so pretty to look at!

11. Gluten-Free Crispy Sugar Cookies

gluten free sugar cookies

You’re going to fall in love with these gluten-free sugar cookies!

Perfect for any occasion these sugar cookies come out thin, crispy perfection.

12. Molten Nutella Cakes

molten lava cakes

Molten Nutella Cakes are a rich, 5-ingredient desserts!

These cakes have a delicate layer of chocolate cake around a hot, fudgy center!

13. Nutella Cookies

nutella cookies

These soft, chewy nutella cookies are so delicious and so quick and easy.

No chilling needed, so these cookies can be made from scratch in under 20 minutes.

14. Dark Chocolate Dipped Hazelnut Biscottis

dark chocolate hazelnut biscottis

These hazelnut biscotti are dipped in dark chocolate and sprinkled with chopped hazelnuts and flaky sea salt for an indulgent treat!

15. Brown Butter Hazelnut Layer Cake

brown butter hazelnut layer cake

Toasted hazelnuts and browned butter are a match made in heaven!

With tender hazelnut cake layers, toasted brown butter buttercream, and crunchy hazelnut praline filling, this three layer cake is a show stopping fall dessert.

16. Chocolate Toasted Hazelnut Cheesecake

chocolate cheesecake

This vegan chocolate cheesecake has some serious nutella vibes with a creamy chocolate filling and a crispy toasted hazelnut cocoa crust.

With every bite you’ll be sent off into chocolate heaven!

17. Chocolate Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies

chocolate hazelnut shortbread cookies

These Chocolate Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies have a delicious buttery and nutty flavour that works perfectly with the intensity of dark chocolate.

18. Tiramisù with Candied Hazelnuts

tiramisu with candied hazelnuts

This twist on classic tiramisu has a layer of candied hazelnuts and hazelnut liqueur soaked lady fingers for a delicious Italian dessert.

19. Chocolate Nut Tart

three nut tart

This three nut tart has hazelnuts, pecans and walnuts tossed in orange and honey then baked in a chocolate brushed tart shell.

20. Homemade Nutella

Homemade Nutella

 Did you know you can make your own, delicious, indulgent, and crave-worthy homemade Nutella From Scratch?

It’s surprisingly easy to make with raw hazelnuts and chocolate and it’s incredibly delicious to add to any one of your favorite hazelnut desserts!

21. Chocolate Hazelnut Cupcakes

chocolate hazelnut cupcakes

This recipe for chocolate hazelnut cupcakes is chocolate cupcakes filled with milk chocolate hazelnut spread, then finished off with chocolate hazelnut frosting and fresh berries.

22. Sekerpare (Turkish Semolina Cookies) 

Sekerpare (Turkish Semolina Cookies) is a sweet, moist, and tender dessert that’s traditionally served for religious celebrations, such as Seker Bayrami which marks the end of Ramadan.

24. Vegan Ferrero Rocher Cake

Vegan Ferrero rocher cake with a fluffy hazelnut sponge, chocolate buttercream and homemade truffles.

25. Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Tart

vegan tart

This chocolate hazelnut tart has a creamy ganache filling that tastes like Nutella!

Delicious, easy to make, and vegan.

26. Homemade Nutella Coffee Ice Cream

homemade nutella coffee ice cream

This easy egg free Nutella coffee ice cream is the perfect dessert for coffee lovers.

With no cooking required a batch of Nutella ice cream couldn’t be easier, making it one of the best hazelnut desserts!

27. Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies

gluten free brownies

These gluten free brownies are fudgy, easy to make, and incredibly rich.

And they happen to be gluten-free.

28. 4 Ingredient Nutella Cookies Recipe

Nutella cookies

This 4 ingredient NutelIa cookies recipe is such a quick and easy recipe to whip up!

I just love cookies like this that are chewy around the edges and soft in the center.

29. Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

chocolate chip cookies

These Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies combine the delicious nutty flavour of brown butter with crunchy chocolate pieces, and the most indulgent taste of Nutella!

30. Coconut Macaroon Nutella Cookie Nests

coconut macaroon nests

These adorable coconut macaroon nests are the perfect Easter themed treat, but are great anytime of year.

The rich coconut flavour, paired with a chocolate hazelnut spread filling are a winning combination and one of the best hazelnut desserts out there!

31. Easy Nutella Knots

Nutella Knots

Nutella Knots are the perfect way to start your day.

Puff pastry is filled with chocolate and hazelnuts formed into beautiful dough knots, then baked until golden brown in this easy pastry recipe!

32. Ugly But Good Cookies

Ugly but Good Cookies “Brutti Ma Buoni”

These Italian hazelnut cookies have a charming name and are so easy to make!

You just need 3 ingredients for a chewy, crunchy treat.

33. Hazelnut Fig Galette

Hazelnut Fig Galette

This Hazelnut Fig Galette has a sweet pastry crust filled with homemade hazelnut paste, topped with figs drizzled with honey and vanilla bean paste!

One of our favorite hazelnut desserts!

34. Hazelnut Espresso Truffles

Hazelnut Espresso Truffles

These Hazelnut Espresso Truffles take chocolate, hazelnuts, and espresso and turn them into a decadent treat!

35. Nutella Swiss Roll Recipe

hazelnut swiss roll

A delicious and moist sponge cake wrapped tightly into a delicious swiss roll dessert with a smooth and creamy chocolate Nutella spread filling.

36. Chocolate Hazelnut Panna Cotta

panna cotta

This recipe for Chocolate Hazelnut Panna Cotta is super easy to whip up and makes a delicious, elegant dessert!

Velvety, intensely chocolatey and hiding a special surprise.

37. Chocolate Hazelnut Fudgy Bon Bons

Part cookie, part fudgy truffle, these chocolate hazelnut fudgy bonbons are a perfect new holiday treat and one of the best hazelnut desserts!

38. Hazelnut Banana Bread Bars with Nutella Swirl

hazelnut banana bread bars

This delicious banana bread (in bar form!) with hazelnuts features a sweet Nutella swirl on top.

39. Nussecken (German Nut Corners)

German nut corners

With a buttery shortbread base topped with caramelised hazelnuts and then dipped in melted chocolate, these German hazelnut triangles are always popular!

40. Easy No-Bake Cookie Pie

Cookie pie

It doesn’t get any easier than this no-bake cookie pie! Layers of fudge, crunchy cookies, and whipped cream…and no oven needed!

41. Pear Crumble

pear crumble

Deliciously healthy pear crumble with oats, chocolate and a hazelnut crispy topping.

One of the most warm and comforting hazelnut desserts with the best quality dark chocolate melted into juicy pears.

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