Chocolate Mocha and Nutella Cookies

by aimee @ shugarysweets on August 30, 2012

Chocolate Mocha Nutella Cookies: so rich and delicious you will want more! #nutella #mocha @shugarysweets

My kids are off to school.

 
 But before they headed off I made some cookies.
 
 I found this Jif Mocha Cappuccino Hazelnut Spread in the grocery stores, so I thought it would be perfect for this recipe. Combining the kids love of hazelnut spread with my love of coffee, it’s a delicious match. 
 
After baking up these cookies, the first question (always) in my house was “what kind are they?” 
 
(they may appear like chocolate cookies with chocolate chips, but my kids know better)
Chocolate Mocha Nutella Cookies: so rich and delicious you will want more! #nutella #mocha @shugarysweets

I think they were pleasantly surpised these cookies didn’t taste like coffee. Although, I thought there was a definite hint of cappuccino flavor!
 
Chocolate Mocha Nutella Cookies: so rich and delicious you will want more! #nutella #mocha @shugarysweets
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Chocolate Mocha and Nutella Cookies

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 11 minutes

Yield: 5 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup butter flavored Crisco
  • 1/2 cup Jiff Mocha Cappuccino spread
  • 1/2 cup chocolate hazelnut spread (Nutella)
  • 2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp espresso powder
  • 12 oz milk chocolate morsels

Instructions

  1. Beat butter, crisco and brown sugar until creamy. Add in both hazelnut spreads, milk and eggs. Combine completely. Slowly add in flour, salt baking powder and espresso powder. Fold in milk chocolate morsels.
  2. Drop cookies by tablespoons onto parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 11-13 minutes. Cool on rack 2 minutes, remove to wire rack, cool completely. Store in covered container. ENJOY.
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Averie @ Averie Cooks August 30, 2012 at 10:48 am

I just saw that spread in the store for the first time earlier this week – great looking cookies!

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Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes August 30, 2012 at 10:59 am

Yum …. it’s not even 7am and I already want cookies!

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Shiloh Barkley August 30, 2012 at 11:02 am
Our Pinteresting Family August 30, 2012 at 11:11 am

Those look amazing! I’m hungry now. :) Found you at A Glimpse Inside. Megan

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Jocelyn August 30, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Well, now I want cookies for breakfast for sure. And since these have coffee in them, I can just skip the coffee and have 2 cookies instead right??? I love how puffy and chewy they look.

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Aimee August 30, 2012 at 3:12 pm

I say splurge a little, have coffee and two cookies!

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Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel August 30, 2012 at 2:14 pm

Haha “but they know better.” That’s totally the situation at my house! The average looking “chocolate chip cookie” is NEVER average :) they’re always anticipating everything to have some unexpected surprise or twist and these cookies definitely do! I need to find that spread ASAP. Between your recipe and Jocelyn’s, I’m dying over here!

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sally @ sallys baking addiction August 30, 2012 at 2:29 pm

i’ve seen a lot of this jif mocha pb spread over the blogworld! I should hop on the bandwagon. Your cookies look perfect! I’ve never used shortening in a cookie recipe before, but I’m heard some good things.

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Miss Pants August 30, 2012 at 2:46 pm

These look so good! But do you have to use Crisco? Can you use butter?

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Aimee August 30, 2012 at 3:12 pm

You can use all butter, but the texture will be slightly different. Crisco helps it stay crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside.

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Miss Pants August 30, 2012 at 4:32 pm

I might have to break down and buy some then. It’s so weird but I have such a negative association with Crisco. I’ve gotten by so far with never using it. But these cookies and your oatmeal cream pie ones are too tempting.

And PS your crockpot carnitas are awesome!

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Aimee August 30, 2012 at 4:49 pm

Glad you like the carnitas, one of our favs around here…
As for the crisco, it just helps with the texture. I know some people are wary about using shortening. I guess I just feel, for me personally, everything in moderation! If I’m going to splurge on a cookie, it better be one heck of a delicious tasting cookie :)

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Pamela August 30, 2012 at 2:51 pm

YUMMY! These cookies looks delicious! I am pinning to make with my whole wheat flour! Thanks for sharing!

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Medeja August 30, 2012 at 11:30 pm

Too bad..I don’t think I would be able to find here Jiff Mocha Cappuccino spread
:(

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Tutus & Tea Parties August 31, 2012 at 12:46 am

No way! I HAVE to make these! They look delish.

I’d love for you to come by and share at our Pinteresting Party this Saturday. :)

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Carrie Burrill August 31, 2012 at 11:21 am

YUMMM. I have been on the hunt for this spread. No luck yet :(

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Aimee September 1, 2012 at 1:34 am

I hope you find it soon!!!

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Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers August 31, 2012 at 11:54 am

I really need these cookies in my life!!! They look amazing!!

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Aimee September 1, 2012 at 1:34 am

Thanks Jennifer :)

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We Are Not Martha August 31, 2012 at 2:03 pm

Mocha Cappuccino Jiff?? I think my dreams have come true! Must find this! And make these cookies!

Sues

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Aimee September 1, 2012 at 1:34 am

As my teenage daughter would say, “I KNOW, right???”

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Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust August 31, 2012 at 6:19 pm

Totally awesome Amy! I need to get the new Jif spreads. Makes me hungry just thinking about it!

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Lindy@Itsy Bitsy Paper September 1, 2012 at 12:33 pm

Oh my goodness, totally yummy! Just pinned this for a future Cookie Time Tuesday feature. Really craving some chocolate now.

http://www.itsybitsypaperblog.com

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madge | the vegetarian casserole queen September 2, 2012 at 2:12 am

Those new Jif flavors are so tempting! And what a fabulous use for it! Pinning…

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The Better Baker September 3, 2012 at 1:49 am

Whewie! These look like a treat that would WOW my taste buds for sure. Thanks so much for linking up at Weekend Potluck.

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sana June 9, 2014 at 4:43 am

hey there

we do not get Jiff Mocha Cappuccino spread here in karachi. any substitutes ? thanks !

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Heather @ Sugar Dish Me June 10, 2014 at 7:08 am

I love that Jif spread! It’s sooooo good! I’ve added it to cookies before – definitely a hint of cappuccino yum! These are so pretty Amy! I’d like a stack, please. Also can I send my boys to school with your kids? K, thanks.
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Kathryn December 10, 2014 at 4:40 pm

The recipe looks great! I have a questions though. The ingredients call for baking powder but the directions say add baking soda. Which is it?

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aimee @ shugarysweets December 10, 2014 at 7:01 pm

I used baking powder, just fixed it! Thank you! Enjoy :)

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Kathryn December 14, 2014 at 10:43 am

Thanks so much Aimee! I just made a batch and they are to die for! Keep these wonderful recipes coming. Merry Christmas!

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