Austrian Hazelnut Butter Cookies Austrian Hazelnut Butter Cookies

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 43 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Holiday Cookbook: Fall 2010



On baking sheet, toast hazelnuts in 350°F (180°C) oven until skins crack, about 8 minutes. Transfer to tea towel; rub off most of the skins. Finely chop and transfer to plate; stir in 2 tbsp (30 mL) of the sugar.

In large bowl, stir together flour, remaining sugar, espresso powder, cinnamon and salt. With pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until in coarse crumbs. Transfer to work surface; knead until smooth.

Roll by 1 tbsp (15 mL) into balls; roll in hazelnut mixture. Place on parchment paper–lined baking sheets; flatten slightly. Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven until golden, about 20 minutes. Let cool on pans on racks.

Nutritional facts Per cookie: about

  • Sodium 14 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 85.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Potassium 25 mg
  • Cholesterol 11 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 8 g


  • Iron 2.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
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Austrian Hazelnut Butter Cookies