Nutella is as much a flavor as it is a brand. It is a blend of hazelnut and chocolate, which are flavors that complement one another. Nutella desserts enhance the chocolate-hazelnut blend in recipes for cheesecakes, brownies, cupcakes, and more.
It’s one of the world’s most iconic and beloved hazelnut spreads. It’s used for breakfast, lunch, and snacks.
You can eat Nutella on bread or toast, but these Nutella recipes give you plenty of new ways to mingle it into your snack routine.
The wonderful news is that it’s not just for kids. Anyone of any age can enjoy snacks made from Nutella. The following Nutella recipes will show you what that means.
1. Best 3 Ingredient Nutella Cookies
If you’re looking to make rich and chewy chocolate-flavored cookies, this 3-ingredient Nutella recipe is ideal.
This recipe is great for busy parents who don’t have time to cook or bake every day. Since this recipe takes only 10 minutes to make, it’s an easy go-to.
The only three ingredients you need are Nutella, egg, and flour to make these gooey, chewy, delicious cookies.
For an extra shot of flavor, feel free to experiment with a peanut butter filling. For kids’ parties, turning these into ice cream cookies is a great idea.
2. Ooey Gooey Swirled Nutella Brownies
When you’re in the mood for a rich and decadent chocolate dessert, these Nutella brownies will hit the spot.
In this Nutella recipe, your brownie batter is made with the Nutella, but you also use some Nutella to top it off and make the swirly deliciousness.
Since Nutella is such a beloved hazelnut and chocolate spread, and brownies are snack favorites, these mix fits together very well.
Whether you are a Nutella connoisseur or you aren’t a big lover of the spread, this brownie recipe will delight your taste buds.
3. Nutella Mug Cake
One of the best desserts to make with Nutella is this easy-peasy mug cake.
Mug cakes are trendy these days because of how quickly they bake up in the microwave.
This recipe will take you less than 5 minutes, from mixing in the ingredients to microwaving it in about 1 minute.
Do you love quality time with your kids? This is also a great way to enjoy quality time with the kids, making these mug cakes together.
4. Homemade Two-Ingredient Nutella Mousse
What can you do to supercharge your mousse game? You can make this 2-ingredient Nutella mousse.
This Nutella recipe is just a decadent as the rest on this list. Only its fluffy, light texture brings something a little different to the table, literally.
All you need is some whipped cream, and a jar of Nutella spread to create this tasty treat.
Once it has chilled for a couple of hours, you can add some chocolate shavings, chocolate chips, hazelnuts, Ferrero Rocher candies crumbled up, or other toppings that go well with this kind of dessert.
5. Classic Nutella S’Mores Bars
S’mores are a camping favorite during the summer and fall. Many campers have made the classic s’mores over a campfire with marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate bars.
What if you don’t need a campfire to enjoy some special s’mores? This recipe for Nutella S’mores Bars doesn’t require a campfire, but it does require that distinct flavor of Nutella to make this classic snack with a twist.
These are easy to make, crispy and chewy Nutella snacks for any time.
A good rule of thumb is to use parchment baking paper to line your pan to make them easier to cut with less sticking.
Lightly spray the pan so the parchment paper is stable.
6. No-Bake Nutella Cheesecake Cream Pie
What if you could make a pie without baking one? This recipe is for a no-bake Nutella Cheesecake Cream Pie. It only needs 6 ingredients and about 8 hours in the fridge to be ready to serve.
You will get 10 tasty slices out of this recipe that’s essentially cheesecake with a Nutella twist. It will make an impressive dessert at any gathering.
The rich taste and fluffy texture are things to make this pie more distinctive than most. Top it with some chocolate shavings for a nice aesthetic touch.
7. Quick and Easy Nutella Cookies
What do you do when you need cookies for a last-minute party or event? One thing you can do is use this quick and easy recipe for Nutella Cookies.
This one is probably one of the fastest and easiest things to make with Nutella. With only four ingredients, you will wow the crowd with this hazelnut spread stuffed cookie.
For that extra touch and presentation, top it off with more Nutella filling and chopped hazelnuts. Everyone will love that ooey, gooey middle combined with crunch hazelnuts.
8. Fun Nutella Crunch Dessert Shooters
What’s easy, delicious, and appealing as a party dessert? How about a Nutella Crunch Dessert Shooter?
This recipe provides everything you need to make a crowd-pleasing, fun, creamy, Oreo crust topped, crispy, Nutella-filled, layered shooter.
When you’re looking for something simple to make that won’t take much time, but that looks like you spent a lot of time making, this recipe is sure to impress your friends.
Another benefit is that you won’t need to heat your stove, oven, or kitchen to make this shooter because it’s a no-bake recipe.
9. Easy Nutella Microwave Fudge
If you’re asking yourself what desserts can I make with Nutella, this dessert will make you happy.
All you’ll need is some Nutella, milk chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, a microwave, and a refrigerator to make this delectable dessert.
For a healthier or vegan recipe, you will probably want to use cream of coconut instead of condensed milk, though the flavor will be slightly different. It also takes some time to get the right consistency.
This is a no-bake recipe since you will be melting the ingredients together, mixing them, and putting the mixture in a pan in the refrigerator.
10. Heavenly Nutella Swirled Banana Bread
Banana bread is an essential breakfast bread in many homes. However, without some variety in life, we can get bored with even the best banana bread.
How would you like to try this Nutella swirled banana bread as an alternative to plain banana bread?
This recipe is one of the best Nutella recipes you will ever use. Your overripe bananas, some Nutella, cinnamon sugar, eggs, butter, flour, and baking soda will make this recipe happen.
If you heat the Nutella for about 10 seconds in your microwave, the swirling effect is easier.
11. Simple Nutella Cookie Roll-ups
If you’re looking for simple recipes that will surprise your family, this one for Nutella cookie roll-ups will make that happen.
Does your family enjoy bite-sized, grab-and-go treats? A busy family with s hectic lifestyle needs to have quick yet healthy snacks ready for anything.
You only need four ingredients and about an hour to serve up 32 individual cookies.
This recipe should go a long way, but it could disappear quickly since they taste so good.
Consider this one for the weekend and enjoy.
12. Yummy Nutella Rice Krispie Treats
Rice Krispies treats are popular at kids’ parties and the holidays.
There are so many things you can do with this cereal, you would think there wouldn’t be another way to make them, but there is.
Does your family like Nutella?
If you want to make something different from an old recipe, these delicious Nutella Rice Krispies treats are perfect.
This recipe isn’t just Nutella spread slathered in the mix. It’s a tasty treat that includes a topping made from Nutella and white chocolate.
The prep work and bake time come to about 30 minutes. After that, you let these scrumptious treats sit for a couple of hours.
13. Good Morning Nutella Muffins
While this recipe for Nutella muffins isn’t just for breakfast, it is a great way to start your day!
What else would you expect from this decadent chocolate and hazelnut nut butter?
Even if you’re a busy parent, this recipe will only take you about 45 minutes to prepare and bake so that you and your family can enjoy a hearty and filling breakfast in the morning.
This recipe makes 8 Nutella muffins, but you can always double or triple it to have these muffins for days if they last.
14. Nutella Stuffed Cookie Cups
This is the season of parties that go on for months, so it’s smart to have some great recipes ready for them.
Whether you need something different for a birthday party or one of the many holiday parties coming up, this Nutella
Stuffed Cookie Cup will be a big hit!
This is one of the best recipes with Nutella you will ever make that will also impress your friends and neighbors.
These cookies come out golden brown with a surprisingly delicious Nutella filling in a little over an hour from prep to table.
15. Rich Nutella Tart with Toasted Hazelnut Crust
Have you ever considered making a tart for the next party you host or attend?
If you want to enchant and impress your friends, you’ll try this Nutella Tart with a Toasted Hazelnut Crust.
Depending on the size of your party, you may want to consider making two or three of these rich and creamy Nutella tarts.
This will not be the fastest Nutella recipe you make, but it will be one of the most impressive. Set aside about 4-5 hours for this make-ahead tempting tart recipe.
16. Nutella French Toast Roll-Ups
How many times have you tried to make something different for breakfast? If you struggle to find new ways to make your family happy at breakfast, try these Nutella French Toast Roll-Ups.
This recipe is an easy and quick way to make these finger foods for either breakfast or brunch.
You may even find these to make very simple and fun snacks.
Bread wrapped in cinnamon sugar and filled with Nutella are the essential elements of this recipe. Still, you can experiment with other things like peanut butter, cream cheese, bananas, and different fillings.
17. Ooey Gooey Nutella Rolls
Ooey gooey is just the way to describe these Nutella rolls.
These sweet rolls of ooey-gooey goodness are irresistible any time of the day. Chocolate lovers will love these rolls.
This recipe is an upgrade for traditional cinnamon rolls, only you are using Nutella instead of cinnamon, though you can experiment with different spices.
Even though cinnamon rolls are breakfast staples, Nutella provides the twist you need to mix up your breakfast routine.
You make these rolls in much the same way as cinnamon rolls. The exception is to add Nutella and chocolate chips to butter and smooth that creamy spread over the dough.
18. Tempting Nutella Lava Cake
There’s virtually no doubt that you have heard of and had chocolate lava cake. What if you can take that idea and turn it into a Nutella Lava Cake with this recipe?
Lava cakes are fun and exciting because they have that surprising inner filling that delights your taste buds.
Another great benefit of this Nutella Lava Cake is that it’s a microwave mug cake, so it’s something you can whip up quickly.
So, if you’re looking for a quick way to satisfy your sweet tooth or to get a little afternoon burst of energy, give this recipe a try.
19. Quick and Easy Nutella Cake
How would you like a quick and easy way to make a delicious Nutella Cake? This recipe is exactly that.
Something this easy shouldn’t take this divine, but it does. It only requires three ingredients and 30 minutes to make this velvety and sweet dessert.
An interesting thing about this cake is that you can freeze it for up to two months, so technically, you could make up two or three at the same time for later.
If you cannot use Nutella for any reason, there are some alternative hazelnut spreads you can try. Feel free to experiment with other nut butters, taking the difference in textures and oils in mind.
20. Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Sometimes cookies can be cookie bars instead of convention round cookies. In the case of these Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars, you’ll see what we mean.
The buttery, tender and chewy cookie bar features a golden color with laced-looking chocolate. So, not only are they delicious, but they are also lovely.
Are you seeking a recipe for an aesthetically pleasing dessert that’s easy to make? Try out this recipe to see if it fits your needs.
These will take about 25 minutes to bake before you cut the giant cookie into small squares for sharing.
21. Sweet Nutella Blondies
Are you looking for something similar to brownies but with a different flavor? This recipe for Sweet Nutella Blondies will not disappoint.
Blondies are essentially brownies without cocoa powder. This is how you get a rich vanilla flavor.
This recipe puts the rich vanilla flavor together with the hazelnut plus the rich chocolatey goodness of Nutella together for a brownie-like dessert.
Therefore, if you’re looking for something easy to make that’s between a brownie and a blondie, this recipe will do the trick.
22. Nutella Stuffed Double Chocolate Muffins
Is there a difference in cupcakes and muffins other than the icing? It seems that they both have equally sweet and delicious flavors.
This recipe for Nutella Stuffed Double Chocolate Muffins isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s a decadent, rich chocolate-tasting muffin alongside Nutella as the new flavor twist.
You could use butterscotch, peanut butter, or white chocolate chips to make this recipe different to shake things up.
These Nutella stuffed double chocolate muffins will come out moist, rich, and flavorful.
23. Fluffy Nutella Frosting Recipe
Can you think of the last time that you made an amazing cupcake frosting? If you can’t, it’s been too long.
It’s time to try something like this fluffy Nutella Frosting recipe to level up your frosting game.
This frosting isn’t just for cupcakes. You can use it on other desserts like whole cakes, brownies, cookies, and other pastries and sweets you make.
The texture of this recipe is best described as being like buttercream.
So, whether you’re using the piping method, spreading method, or use this frosting as a filling, you’re sure to impress everyone with your Nutella desserts.
24. Easy No-Bake Nutella Cornflake Treats
Cornflakes are another cereal used to add some crunchy texture to desserts. Have you ever baked a dessert with Corn Flakes?
A little twist on this concept is what this No-Bake Nutella Cornflake Treats recipe is all about.
You won’t be disappointed in the crunchiness of this dessert. All you are doing is blending the ingredients, scooping or spooning the cookie mixture on parchment-covered cookie sheet, and putting them in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or so.
Not only is this recipe delicious, but it’s also pretty quick to make.
25. Homemade Nutella Pancake Bites
I think that no matter who you are, where you come from, or how old you are, that homemade dessert are the best.
Today, more families have hectic lives where eating breakfast has become less popular due to the time it takes to make it.
One way to help everyone enjoy a homemade breakfast is to make up some of these Nutella Pancake Bites.
These can be consumed at the breakfast table together, grabbed for on-the-go mornings, or used as after-school or work snacks.
Since they are bite-sized, the fluffy goodness can be enjoyed anytime or anywhere.
26. Nutella Stuffed Cookies
There are multiple stuffed cookie recipes on this list of Nutella recipes because Nutella is more than just a hazelnut and chocolate spread for bread.
Nutella as a filling for cookies and other desserts will not let you down.
This Nutella Stuffed Cookie recipe includes chocolate chips, so it’s a great alternative to conventional chocolate chip cookies, yet not any more difficult to make.
These cookies come out with a rich chocolate flavor with a gooey filling that will not disappoint.
It takes only about 30 minutes to make these cookies from prep to table, plus a little cooling time if you choose.
27. 3-Ingredient Nutella Truffles
Have you ever tried your hand at truffles? If not, this 3-Ingredient Nutella Truffles recipe is a good way to start.
Oreo cookies with Nutella, melting chocolate or almond bark, and sprinkles if you so choose are the ingredients that make these truffles so good.
You will need a food processor to mix the ingredients. Once that’s done, you may have to chill the ingredients to make the mixture easy to mold into balls.
A small dessert scoop is helpful, but a spoon will do, along with rolling in your hands.
28. Healthy “Nutella” Protein Balls
There is certainly nothing wrong with seeking healthier choices for snacks and treats.
This healthy Nutella Protein Balls recipe is proof of that.
Are you looking for healthier choices in your snack routine? When the goal is to satisfy your sweet tooth while eating healthier, a snack like this may work for you.
These don’t have actual Nutella in them but alternative ingredients that mimic that same flavor sensation.
You will need skinless hazelnuts, cocoa powder, and medjool dates to make these healthy protein treats.
Even better is the fact that these are no-bake snacks that will store safely in the fridge for up to 5 days or in your freezer for 2 months.
29. Nutella Cake
It’s that time of the year when parties are ramping up for the various upcoming holidays.
Paired with all the birthdays over the next few months, that means more parties you may have to bring something or bake something for.
Are you looking for something that will look beautiful and impressive as well as taste delicious? This recipe for Nutella cake will meet both goals.
While this cake may take some patience and time, it will make an impressive presentation at any party.
You may want to invest a little in some pastry and cake-making tools, but this cake makes it well worth it.
30. Easy 3-Ingredient Nutella Brownies
Let’s be honest. Brownies are almost always a crowd-pleaser, so it never hurts to have multiple recipes for different types of brownies.
This easy 3-Ingredient Nutella Brownies recipe is so good that you won’t be able to eat just one.
You only need about 30 minutes to whip up these brownies for a party or a snack.
While you don’t always need chocolate chips for Nutella brownies, this recipe calls for them. The chocolate chips provide that extra rich chocolate taste that you want for your brownies.
30 Best Nutella Desserts You’ll Love To Make
- 1 (13 oz) jar chocolate-hazelnut spread
- 1 (9 inches) prepared graham cracker crust
- 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese
- 1 (8 oz) container frozen whipped topping
- To make a no-bake Nutella pie, simply take 1/4 cup of Nutella and spread it over a graham cracker crust.
- Mix up the rest of the Nutella spread with cream cheese in a medium-sized bowl until it's smooth without lumps.
- Fold in the whipped cream topping and pour the whole mixture into the graham cracker pie crust, spreading it around evenly.
- Finally, let the pie chill in the fridge overnight or for at least 4 hours.