Cakery Friday: Peanut Butter and Nutella Thumbprint Cookies

I am a sucker for Nutella, it’s just SO good! I am also a sucker for easy desserts. Don’t get me wrong, I ¬†love the challenge of a complicated dessert. But there is really something to be said for cookies you can prepare from beginning to end in under 20 minutes {seriously}. These thumbprint cookies are super simple and super delicious! Oh and p.s. these suckers are gluten free!



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Gather all of the ingredients.



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In the bowl of your electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment combine 1 cup of sugar, 1 cup of creamy peanut butter, 1 large egg beaten, 1 teaspoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of baking soda. Mix until well combined.



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Measure out cookies, approximately 1 tablespoon each, and roll them into small balls. Press down gently on them to flatten. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 8 minutes.



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Carefully remove the cookies from the oven and using a 1/2 teaspoon measuring spoon, gently press down in the middle of each cookie creating the “thumbprint”. Fill each hole with a small spoonful of Nutella. Place back in the oven and bake for another 2-4 minutes.



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Enjoy these cookies however you want!



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Happy Baking!

xoxo,

Ali



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