Total Time
Prep 24 hrs
Cook 0 mins

Who doesn't love these rich, chocolate-hazelnut balls? Crunchy bits of hazelnut wafer and buttery ground nuts are bound with Nutella and wrapped around a whole hazelnut for a decadent gift you can make any day.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 350 g hazelnut wafer biscuits, crushed
  • 100 g ground hazelnuts
  • 75 g ground almonds
  • 50 g rice flour
  • 500 g nutella (about 1 2/3 cups)
  • 60 hazelnuts
  • 500 g dark chocolate, melted
  • 2 tablespoons Frangelico (optional)


  1. Combine the crushed wafers, ground nuts, rice flour and Nutella in a large bowl. Mix well.
  2. Form a small ball of this dough mixture around each whole hazelnut. Place on a lined cookie sheet.
  3. Freeze 1 hour.
  4. Melt chocolate in a bowl set over barely simmering water. Stir in Frangelico.
  5. Dip frozen balls into melted chocolate and allow to harden on wax paper-lined sheets. .
Most Helpful

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OMG! These are to die for! I did not have rice flour and just omitted it, don't know what am I missing. Made with dark and white chocolate, still testing which ones we like more... mmm... maybe I'll just have to have another one, again. Just to be sure.