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chocolate hazelnut brownies
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Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies Recipe

These chocolate hazelnut brownies with a homemade frosting are perfect for any occasion.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time37 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: nutella
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 304kcal


For the Brownies:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

For the Frosting:

  • 12 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chocolate hazelnut spread like Nutella or Nocciolata


  • Preheat the oven to 350. Prepare a 9 x 9 or 8 x 8 baking dish by lining with foil or parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the vanilla and eggs and mix until combined.
  • Add the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt, and stir until combined.
  • Spread the mixture in the prepared pan and bake 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted two inches away from the side of the pan comes out clean.
  • Let cool completely.
  • To make the frosting, beat together the butter, powdered sugar, salt, and vanilla until combined.
  • Add the chocolate hazelnut spread and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Spread on the cooled brownies and enjoy!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 175mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 470IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg