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Hazelnut Triangles (German NUssecken) - Sugary & Buttery

Nut Triangles (German Nussecken)

  • Author: Melina Thompson
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 18 1x

Description

Rich and gooey hazelnut layer on top of buttery shortbread, dipped in dark chocolate. No kitchen tools and very few ingredients required!


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Ingredients

FOR THE SHORTBREAD

  • 1.5 cups flour
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar

FOR THE NUT LAYER

  • 2 cups hazelnut meal
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1.5 sticks unsalted butter
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips (or favorite dark chocolate)

Instructions

  • Grease a 7×10 rectangle baking pan and preheat oven to 350F.
  • For the shortbread, knead together all 4 ingredients into a smooth dough and gently press into the baking pan, smoothing out the top.
  • Make the hazelnut layer by mixing all ingredients together with a whisk. Pour over the shortbread.
  • Bake for 20 mins at 350F, then let them cool down completely before cutting into 18 triangles.
  • Melt the chocolate in the microwave or over a double boiler, then dip the long sides of each triangle in chocolate.

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