Dark Chocolate Cookies Recipe with Walnuts

Nutella cookies

  • Makes 15-20
  • Easy

If you love Nutella then you'll love these seriously moreish malted chocolate cookies with walnuts. These chewy salty sweet treats go perfectly with your mid-morning tea


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  • unsalted butter 150g, at room temperature
  • caster sugar 50g
  • soft light brown sugar 125g
  • Nutella 150g
  • egg 1 large
  • vanilla extract or paste 1 tsp
  • plain flour 175g
  • malted milk powder (such as Horlicks) 50g
  • bicarbonate of soda ½ tsp
  • sea salt flakes 1 tsp, plus extra to serve
  • walnuts 75g, roughly chopped
  • dark chocolate with sea salt 75g, chopped into small chunks


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4 and line 2-3 baking sheets with baking paper.

  • Step 2

    Put the butter and sugars in a large bowl, and beat with an electric whisk until light and fluffy. Add the Nutella and beat for another minute, then briefly beat in the egg and vanilla. Mix in the flour, malted milk powder, bicarb and salt until smooth. Stir in the walnuts and chocolate chunks.

  • Step 3

    Put tablespoons of the mixture (making sure they’re spaced far apart) on the prepared trays and bake in batches for 12-13 minutes, depending on whether you like soft or crisp cookies. Sprinkle with more salt, if you like.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 225
  • Fat 13.2g
  • Saturates 6.1g
  • Carbs 22.7g
  • Sugars 14.5g
  • Fibre 1.4g
  • Protein 3g
  • Salt 0.4g