Special Chocolate Chip Cookies For Grown-Ups!

Perfect served with a cup of coffee or tea, with just a little sugar and an intense dark chocolate flavour, these cookies are definitely for grown-ups! You can prepare this recipe for the kids, but I would recommend using a less bitter chocolate and adding a few extra teaspoons of sugar to dough. High in fiber and nutrients, with chocolate and hazelnuts these biscuits are delicious moments that melt in your mouth!


Spelt chocolate chip cookies 

for 12-13 cookies

115 g (4 oz) butter

170 g (5.9 oz) wholemeal (wholewheat) spelt flour)

30 g (1 oz) corn starch

80g (2.8 oz) dark chocolate (with 70% cocoa solids), chopped

30 g (1 oz) hazelnuts toasted and ground (some grossly)

2 tablespoons honey

2 teaspoons brown sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder vanilla

2 tablespoons yogurt

a pinch of salt


1. Toast the hazelnuts in the oven at 170° C (338°F) for 10 minutes. Remove the skin by rubbing with a cloth, let cool and then grind the hazelnuts using a food processor. In a bowl mix the butter with honey and sugar.


2. Aside, sift the flour with corn starch and baking powder. Combine the two mixtures and add the chocolate, the ground hazelnuts, a pinch of salt and yogurt.




3. Work the mixture well until you have a compact dough.


4. Put the dough in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Grease two large baking trays, shape the dough into little balls (4-5 cm ) and place them quite far apart from one another.


5. Squeeze the dough gently with your fingers, in order to shape the cookies.


6. Bake at 170 ° C (338° F) for 12-15 minutes. Place the cookies to cool on a rack.


Cookies di farina di farro con cioccolato e nocciole.


per 12-13 biscotti

115 g di burro

170 g di farina di farro integrale

30 g di amido di mais

80 g di cioccolato fondente al 70% tagliato a pezzettini

30 g di nocciole tostate e tritate (alcune anche grossolanamente)

2 cucchiai di miele

2 cucchiaini di zucchero di canna

1 cucchiaino di lievito per dolci vanigliato

2 cucchiai di yogurt

un pizzico di sale


1. Tostate le nocciole in forno a 170° per 10 minuti, poi strofinate le nocciole (ancora calde) con un panno per togliere la pellicina. Lasciate raffreddare e tritate finemente con il tritatutto.

2. In una terrina mescolate il burro con il miele e lo zucchero.

3. A parte, setacciate e mescolate la farina con l’amido di mais e il lievito per dolci. Unite la farina al composto di burro, poi aggiungete anche il cioccolato a pezzetti, le nocciole tritate, lo yogurt e un pizzico di sale.

4. Lavorate bene, poi fate riposare in frigorifero per 1 ora.

5. Formate delle palline uguali con l’impasto (4-5 cm di diametro per pallina) e mettetele su due teglie unte, lasciando un po’ di spazio.

6. Schiacciate leggermente la pasta con le dita per dare la forma ai biscotti.

7. Infornate a 170° per 12-15 minuti, quindi i biscotti a raffreddare su una griglia.

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