Anytime is a good time to make Nutella stuffed cookies because they only take two ingredients and two steps!

Classic chocolate chip cookies are baked with a secret ingredient of creamy Nutella inside, for a sweet and gooey surprise! For maximum convenience, make them with ready-made cookie dough from the grocery store, or from your favorite homemade dough recipe. This fun treat can be made bite-sized or monster sized!

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The Best Stuffed Cookies!

  • Make Nutella cookies in minutes with ready-made ingredients just in time for a fun after-school snack, a sleepover, or no reason at all – they’re that easy!
  • This is a great recipe for little bakers in the kitchen because there are only two ingredients, two steps, and cleanup is a cinch!
  • Homemade cookie dough is always best, but why when this store bought recipe is so quick and easy?

2 Ingredient Recipe!

COOKIE DOUGH: Ready-made chocolate chip cookie dough is super convenient and the store brand works just fine! Use the roll or pre-portioned trays, either will do.

FILLING: Scoop up Nutella and freeze into balls. Double up on the Nutella amount so frozen balls are on hand whenever a snack attack hits. They will keep in a zippered bag for up to 3 months.

VARIATIONS: Stuffed cookies can be made with any variety of pre-made cookie or brownie dough and fillings for a new treat every time! Try double fudge dough with caramels, cookies and cream dough with chocolate kisses, brownie dough with peanut butter, and sugar cookie dough with caramels. The possibilities are endless. And delicious made with homemade dough too! Try peanut butter, snowball dough,  or white chocolate macadamia nut dough

cookie dough and Nutella with labels to make Nutella Stuffed Cookies

How to Make Nutella Stuffed Cookies

  1. Freeze teaspoonfuls of Nutella.
  2. Wrap portions of cookie dough around the frozen Nutella and bake until the edges are crispy and golden brown in color.

PRO TIP: Sprinkle a little sea salt on the top before baking to enhance the chocolate chip/hazelnut flavors.

Monster Cookies: Roll out 2 circles of cookie dough that are 5” each on parchment paper. Place 3 or 4 frozen Nutella balls in the center and top one circle with the other. Pinch the edges around and bake per recipe.

Deep Dish Cookies: Press cookie dough into a small cast iron pan lined with parchment paper. Place 5 to 7 frozen Nutella balls in the center and cover with another layer of cookie dough (no need to seal) on parchment paper. Bake as directed in recipe.

process to harden Nutella balls, and then wrap cookie dough around them, to make Nutella Stuffed Cookies

Simple Cookie Storage Ideas

  • Keep Nutella stuffed cookies in an airtight container, layers separated with parchment paper, for up to 5 days. Place a slice of bread in the container to absorb moisture, if necessary.
  • Enjoy cookies at room temperature or reheat them in the microwave for a few seconds to make the insides all melty again.

Recipe Tips!

  • Use parchment paper over pan release on the baking sheet to make sure the cookies don’t stick if the Nutella melts out during the baking process. Let the cookies rest on the baking sheet about 5 minutes after baking before removing them to a rack so they firm up a bit.

Nutella Stuffed Cookies with jar of Nutella

Other Delish Nutella Delights

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Nutella Stuffed Cookies

Gooey Nutella cookies are like cookie truffles, with a crispy exterior and creamy hazelnut center.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Freezing Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 cookies
Author Holly


  • 1 roll chocolate chip cookie dough store bought or homemade
  • 1 cup Nutella


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Freeze Nutella in 1 teaspoon amounts on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Scoop 1 ½ tablespoons of cookie dough and wrap it around the frozen Nutella, making sure the seams are sealed.
  • Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes or until edges are golden in color.


  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper for easy clean up.
  • Rest cookies on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a rack to cool completely.
  • Store cookies in an airtight container, and separate layers of cookies with parchment paper to prevent them from sticking together.
  • Cookies can be enjoyed cold, or heat them in the microwave, a toaster oven or even an air fryer to make the Nutella soft and melty again!
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1.1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American

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  1. Nutella cookies using only 3 ingredients? Sounds like my kind of recipe!  This looks likes it would be great to make with kids, too – Simple and quick (two things you need when baking with small kids haha).  

  2. 5 stars
    Oh my goodness, I need these in my life! I never thought of making a cookie out of pie crust, but genius. I LOVE pie crust. And filled with Nutella? Irresistible!

  3. Oh how I love treats that are seriously so simple. The easier they are, the faster we get to eat them, right? 🙂 Thank you so much for sharing!

  4. Oh my goodness – these are so ridiculously easy – what a brilliant idea to use store-bought pie crust to save time! And seriously, you can’t go wrong with Nutella! Mmmmmmm … all that decadent gooey-chocolatey-nutty filling oozing out! What a delicious indulgence!

  5. Easy ingredients and NUTELLA … the perfect cookie ! That warm nutella oozing out of the cookie looks like pure heaven. I can’t wait to try this !!

  6. 5 stars
    Hmm yum! I am so loving this Nutella Cookies you made! Looks really delicious thinking that it was made with Nutella. My on will surely love it.